With unemployment rates in a number of large Indian communities well over 50%, many tribes live in conditions that resemble Third World countries.
The Navajo Generating Station was built instead, fueled by nearby sources of clean coal. The plant employs about 500 people, 80 percent of whom are Navajo
From kindergarten through high school through Ph.D. programs, all of us are taught that fossil fuel use is fundamentally immoral.
The young men and women from both rural and urban Colorado high schools came armed with talking points and statistics gleaned from a number of reproductive rights websites, and lobbied the legislator on this specific bill.
Although I am using Vollmer’s list in it’s original form, my purpose in using it is not to support the growth of government-run education, but instead to reveal how many parental responsibilities have been taken up by public schools.
Liebman directed his students to stand in front of the pro-energy citizens and block them by holding up their “ban fracking” signs, which they did. He then took out a camera and snapped a number of photographs of them doing so.
From the perspective of revisionists, at the heart of our country’s history—like the history of any other powerful nation—lies the pursuit of empire, of dominion over others.
The Framework’s admitted omission of so many prominent Americans is troubling.
A number of our social problems and political divisions come from the inability of people to formulate and conform to a national identity. Minorities fail to assimilate properly because they’re not taught what it means to be an American. Even non-immigrant students are sometimes confused about what is right with America, what is wrong about our history, and whether or not they should be proud of their country.
The federal government in 1787 issued School Trust land grants. These land grants were awarded knowing new states would need reliable income to establish and sustain public education. Today, the State Land Board manages these acres with a mandate to generate revenues for schools and education.