Letters: Public schools and abortion – Baptist Standard

I am a recent graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a resident of Garland in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. I’m perplexed by this article. The school districts in the metroplex are radically secular. My kids in public schools are encouraged to explore alternative sexuality—they shouldn’t even be exposed to sexuality, let alone LGTBQ+—and to … Read more

Forum for Jan. 30, 2023: Public schooling versus public education – Valley News

Public schooling versus public education As soon as my husband and I walked into the Jan. 21 Croydon District planning meeting, we simultaneously said, “Delphi Technique.” The Delphi Technique uses a highly structured multi-step meeting process, which can be designed to produce the illusion of public support for a preconceived plan such as raising more … Read more

Saratoga activists say police need to be reformed or abolished – Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS — In the wake of Tyre Nichols’ death after an encounter with Memphis police, the leaders of Saratoga Black Lives Matter demanded on Tuesday that city officials either move swiftly to implement the 50-point police reform plan, including the formation of the Civilian Review Board, or abolish the police altogether. “Where did police … Read more

America revised – WAMC

Some forty years ago, shortly after I came to Albany, the late Kathy Katz put Frances Fitzgerald’s America Revised in my hands. I had become a history buff as a kid and knew that much of what was in my high school texts was nonsense. So did my teachers. It wasn’t ‘til I took history … Read more