The Answer Sheet: immigration


Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Harvard students seek probe of controversial PhD thesis on Hispanics' IQ

Harvard University students delivered a petition to President Drew Faust demanding an investigation into how the school awarded a doctorate based on a dissertation that claimed that Hispanics are not as smart as whites.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:33 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard University, immigration, Petition Given to President

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Business leaders urge Congress to rewrite No Child Left Behind

(Critics of education reform note that educators don't presume to know about business to tell business leaders how to reform their own institutions. Still a group of chief executive officers at leading U.S. companies is now urging Congress to rewrite No Child Left Behind as part of its recommendations for policies that promote business growth in 2013.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration Reform Urged Too, No Child Left Behind

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2010

Heavily accented teachers removed from Arizona classrooms

School districts in Arizona are under orders from the state's Department of Education to remove from classrooms teachers who speak English with a very heavy accent or whose speech is ungrammatical.

By Valerie Strauss  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Teachers | Tags:  accented teachers being removed in arizona, arizona and immigrants, arizona and teachers, arizona immigration law, teachers