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Bennett, William; Chavez, Linda – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
William J. Bennett, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, discusses his views on the role of the humanities in the classroom and on the future direction of the Endowment in an interview with Linda Chavez. (GC)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Humanities
Monagan, David – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
With few exceptions, the relationship between the military and U.S. universities has become one of mutual tolerance and expedience. Furthermore, few are asking whether the greater future of science is forsaken when it becomes directed at mastering the government's task of the moment rather than directed as an open-ended inquiry of pure science.…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Poltrock, Lawrence – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Reviews cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. Issues identified that are of importance to American educators include censorship, discrimination, busing, unions, and educational malpractice. (GC)
Descriptors: Busing, Censorship, Court Litigation, Educational Malpractice
Ravitch, Diane – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Some of the New Right's criticisms of our education system, particularly those relating to sex and values education, reflect legitimate discontent in the wider population. School officials should be prepared to explain and defend their choice of curriculum materials; the best support for the public schools is an informed public. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Censorship, Community Attitudes, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
Chavez, Linda – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Reviews "Hunger of Memory," a 1981 book by Richard Rodriguez. Contrasts demands by university students that they be taught by minority faculty members with Rodriguez's awareness that cultural differences between instructors and disadvantaged students are an important factor in enabling such students to join the educational elite in…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged, Higher Education, Language Role
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Presents pictures, excerpts from literary works, and newspaper articles that deal with courageous acts by individuals. Also provides a bibliography of resources for teaching about courage. (GC)
Descriptors: Integrity, Moral Values, Resource Materials
Glass, Roger S. – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Stresses the importance of including the history and role of organized labor in the United States as part of the regular school curriculum and describes reemerging interest in labor studies in American elementary and secondary schools. (GC)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, High Schools, Labor Force
Boyle, Larry – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Students can develop valuable research skills and learn about our political process by obtaining campaign finance reports filed by all candidates in federal elections. Other statistics and information available from the Federal Election Commission are also valuable learning tools. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Elections, Federal Government, Political Issues, Political Science
Stout, Robert Joe – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1980
Discusses the problems of poverty, poor health, exploitation, and lack of educational opportunities faced by Mexican American migrant agricultural workers. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mexican Americans, Migrant Education, Migrant Problems
Spofford, Timothy – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1978
This article reviews the development of, and controversy behind, minimum competency testing at the state and national levels. (WI)
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Educational Trends, Graduation Requirements, Minimum Competency Testing
Kemble, Eugenia – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1978
In this interview, Peter Newsam, the education officer for the Inner London Education Authority, which operates government-financed schools in London, describes some of the problems facing the London schools, such as declining student achievement, increasing student violence, incoming immigrant populations, and rising parent aspirations. (WI)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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