Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Right to Learn– My Critique

The Right to Learn Identifying Precedents for Sustainable Change http://thebigsummit.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/right-to-learn-big-summit-whitepaper1.pdf [White paper? It is based on the dictionary. But my definition of a white paper is it is supposed to be all encompassing. It is supposed to tell all about a subject including the bad. This is just another sales pitch. Unfortunately, this is what […]

Early College Concept Takes Hold in Hidalgo — My Critique

Early College Concept Takes Hold in Hidalgo  1/21/11 by Reeve Hamilton December 24, 2010 << http://www.texastribune.org/2010/12/24/early-college-concept-takes-hold-in-hidalgo/ >> WHAT IS THE RUSH? We are living longer and yet you want to rush our kids into college.  Personally I think you are short changing kids by substituting a college course for a high school course. You are […]

Dropouts Loom Large for Schools– My Critique

Best Colleges Dropouts Loom Large for Schools Community colleges are a bright spot—and focal point—in this economy. But despite high enrollment, they fight to keep students [Since Community Colleges accept nearly everyone, a lot of these students should not be there. They barely got through high school.] By Mike Bowler Posted August 19, 2009 http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/best-colleges/2009/08/19/dropouts-loom-large-for-schools.html […]

Childhood obesity means fewer recruits–My Critique

Childhood obesity means fewer recruits By Charles “Skip” Bowen and Vincent W. Patton III Published: July 23, 2014 << http://www.stripes.com/opinion/childhood-obesity-means-fewer-recruits-1.294834 >> We retired four and 12 years ago, respectively, after a combined 64 years of active-duty service. Since retirement, both of us enjoy the great privilege of working closely with several military service organizations that […]

Business Education The School That Is Changing American Education–My Critique

Business Education The School That Is Changing American Education Rana Foroohar @RanaForoohar << http://time.com/10038/the-school-that-is-changing-american-education / >> Feb. 13, 2014 Where students are innovators and educators reshape secondary education Two years ago, I visited a school in Brooklyn called P-TECH, the Pathways in Technology early college high school, which seemed very much like the future of […]

Telecom Support for Tech Education — My Critique

Telecom Support for Tech Education USTelecom Media 06.20.2014 << http://www.ustelecom.org/blog/telecom-support-tech-education >> In today’s growing digital environment, one of the keys to building a successful workforce depends upon the ability to adapt and utilize technology. [I agree but humans have adapted to live almost everywhere on the planet and have been to the moon. Adaptation is […]