Tuesday, February 22, 2005

AISD Liberal Teachers and their Students

Here's a NYPost article about the teachers who are using their positions to shape the political opinions of their students. Although it would be easy to say that this is an isolated incident. I refer you back to an article I wrote on Feb 11, 2005 regarding the same type of thing here in Austin, TX.

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Thursday, February 17, 2005

Virginians struggling over religious beliefs and constitutional change

Well, it appears to me that Virginians are about to wrestle with a huge issue that they don't really understand. As usual, I did a little digging and found the full text of the proposed Virginia constitutional amendment as well as the full text of The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 16 January 1786

As I see it, here are the major issues:

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Friday, February 11, 2005

Service Academies and McCallum High School

Well, I must be older than I thought! today I substituted at McCallum High School in Austin. I was teaching the AP pre-calculus class which is primarily college bound juniors. So I began asking them where they were planning on going to school. After hearing schools like UT, MIT, Brown, etc. I asked whether they had considered any of the service academies.

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Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Salute to the Heroes

Since it's been a while since I posted, I thought this was the most appropriate pointer I could place out there. Take a look.

Salute to the Heroes

Thanks Budweiser.