Norfolk Public Schools: New Leadership

Posted by: danny 9/2/2010 5:55 PM

Thursday, September 2

Last school year, Norfolk Public Schools made a lot of headlines, and not always for a good reason. Testing controversies, layoff worries, and questionable classroom leadership overshadowed some of the school system’s great successes. As we head into a brand new year, Norfolk welcomes brand new school leadership. We’ll discuss plans to address those problems, and keep moving forward with new superintendent, Dr. Richard Bentley, and new school board chair, Dr. Kirk Houston Sr. 

www.nps.k12.va.us

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College Drinking: Risk or Rite-of-Passage?

Posted by: danny 9/1/2010 9:03 PM

Wednesday, September 1

Underage drinking on college campuses is risky—and rampant. So why are the presidents of more than a hundred US colleges asking to revisit the legal drinking age? Is 21 really working or eroding respect for the law?

www.amethystinitiative.org
www.madd.org 

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