Sunday, July 4, 2010
Literacy with an Attitude: Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest by Patrick J. Finn
Saturday, July 3, 2010
Still Separate, Still Unequal: America's Educational Apartheid adapted from The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Significantly More Teens Think 'That's So Gay' is Wrong as GLSEN's Ad Council Campaign Enters Second Phase
I was delighted to see that the contest includes educating young children about name calling. Changing attitudes is more difficult as people become entrenched in their prejudice.
I then followed a link to:
An excerpt from the article follows:
Between 1986 and 1992, Gartrell and her colleague, Henry Bos, recruited 154 prospective lesbian mothers as they were considering artificial insemination, or once they were already pregnant.
As the children have grown, the researchers have been periodically checking in on them, and the latest follow-up included questionnaires completed by 78 children when they were 10 and again when they were 17. The study also included an interview with one of each child's mothers to assess the child's psychological well-being.