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Teaching vs. teachers unions

...teachers, most of whom had performed poorly on a teacher evaluation system. And in a speech Thursday before the National Urban League, President Obama defended his Race to the Top education initiative, saying the goal isn't simply to fire bad teachers...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Jeb Bush's brand of conservatism 4/13/98

...visited 138 schools, not counting the charter school - a public school - he helped found, with the local president of the Urban League, in Miami's desolate Liberty City section. An hour later he is in a West Palm Beach housing project, exhorting...
We know what works, so let's do it

...think in black America this is urgent enough. Kids are dying every single day. I don't see where the NAACP, the Urban League, the Black Caucus, have decided that the fact that black boys are being locked up at alarming rates, means we need...
Juneau Empire Online Entertainment: Grambling coaching legend Robinson eyes end of career 8/17/97

...said Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, who has long underwritten Grambling's annual games for the New York Urban League. ``Joe Paterno is one of the great men of the world. He's an institution at Penn State. Eddie Robinson is something...


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