During this day and age where severe budget cuts seem to come on a monthly basis to higher education, good news is always welcome.
So Louisiana Tech University must be feeling a little better following more than $700,000 being given to the school’s College of Engineering and Science in recent days. Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that the National Science Foundation has awarded Tech a grant worth more than half a million dollars.
Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White wants the state’s residents and educators to believe in its children.
Throughout the past two years, while I’ve been covering kindergarten through 12th grade education, I’ve repeatedly heard the excuse that teachers can only do so much and the big problems lie at home. I accept that may be true, but like White, I believe those hurdles can be overcome.
President Obama, you do not speak for women. Stop claiming — you and other Democrats — that when you try to ram abortion-inducing drugs and contraception mandates down the throats of religious charities, schools and health care institutions, you are speaking for women.
That’s the message of a new letter signed by hundreds of women at womenspeakforthemselves.com. It was organized by George Mason Law professor Helen Alvare and lawyer-turned-stay-at-home mom Kim Daniels.