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Times does not make the grade

The Los Angeles Times recently launched a series called “Grading the Teachers” that compiled the standardized test results of students and analyzed them to see which teachers’ tests scores continuously raised. The publication then ranked 6,000 third and fourth grade teachers on their scores. Although the Times feels it is a newsworthy series, many say that it is unfair for teachers as well as... 

Redman talks education, marriage

Redman talks education, marriage
One of Peggy Redman’s greatest passions has been to prepare teachers to work with children in today’s world. Redman is an alumna of the University of La Verne, joined the staff in 1983 and served as director of alumni while earning her doctorate in education, which she completed in 1992. She then served as director of education and professor of education until 2009. She now holds the La Fetra... 

Arizona takes another step back

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill targeting a school district’s ethnic studies programs on May 11, creating yet another controversy involving immigration. This bill allows Arizona to take yet another step toward ethnic bigotry by taking away students’ rights to learn about their own cultural and linguistic heritage. Every student has the right to learn about his or her heritage and should not... 

Faculty lecture series continues

Faculty lecture series continues
Cindy Cary, associate professor of education, presented her lecture on “ Continuity of Care in Infant/Toddler Child Care Programs” Monday in the West Dining Room. Cary spoke on the importance of children having the same secondary care giver throughout the child’s toddler years. The event was sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Morecki-Oberg reflects on teaching

Morecki-Oberg reflects on teaching
While on sabbatical, Carol Morecki-Oberg, professor of education, found time to continue her research but also reflect on her experiences as a teacher. Her lecture, “Inward Travels Through a Sabbatical,” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room outlined how she used her sabbatical as growing process to return as a better teacher. The lecture raised questions of whether college professors are... 

Commentary: Cuts in education cut down the future

<i>Commentary</i>: Cuts in education cut down the future
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief If there ever was a time to question the priorities of the United States it is now. Massive unemployment, political partisanship and ongoing debate as to why the financial system collapsed have riddled Washington. However a leading indicator of what our country has evolved into can be found in the allocation of how we spend money. It is a hard sell for anybody to claim... 

Race is still a barrier to education

His grandmother’s struggles inspire Cleveland Hayes. Carly Hill News Editor Cleveland Hayes, assistant professor of education, spoke from the heart Monday focusing on the experience of his grandmother, an African American school teacher working in the heart of the Jim Crow South. As part of the faculty lecture series, Hayes’ talk, “Why I teach: An analysis of one mid-20th century Mississippian... 

Don't cut back on Cal Grants

When attending college there are two major headaches that plague the enjoyable experience – passing classes and paying for them. For more than half a century Cal Grants have successfully funded students through college within our state, making it one of the best programs that aid students in pursuing higher education. With tough times hurting many Americans, there is no better time for this program... 

Graduate school applications increase nationally

Mark Vidal Editorial Director With the economy unstable as it is, Americans are being extra-cautious with every dollar. And yet for many college students, their dollars, whether earned or borrowed, are headed towards one place: graduate school. According to the latest study put out by the Council of Graduate Schools, applications for admission to U.S. graduate schools have increased 4.8 percent since... 

ULV awarded Title V grant

Dan Sayles Sports Editor The University of La Verne was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million Title V grant from the United States Department of Education, making it the fourth Title V grant the University has received. The Title V Grant program supports colleges and universities that serve Hispanic and low-income students. The grant will be used to strengthen graduate studies programs. The grant also... 
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