Re < Christian Science Monitor, which is running a series of anti-reform math stories,
Have you read all the stories in the Christian Science Monitor series? If so, do you really think they all are one-sided?
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"Greg Goodknight" <email@example.com> To: "NCSM listserv" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Sent by: <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org cc: mporia.edu Subject: Re: Mathematically Correct, Hoover Institution, the Media
06/06/00 04:44 PM Please respond to amte
From: Eric Hart <email@example.com> >Regarding the post below about Mathematically Correct, the Hoover >Institution, and the media, it's interesting to note that: >-- Bill Evers, co-author with Jim Milgram of a recent article in Education >Week and co-founder of HOLD and Mathematically Correct, is a Fellow at the >Hoover Institution. >-- Reporters from the Christian Science Monitor, which is running a series >of anti-reform math stories, recently participated in the Media Fellows >Program at the Hoover Institution. >Eric
Eric Hart of Core-Plus is to be commended for pointing this out. Any reporter who actually listens to a presentation from the Hoover Institution should be suspected as should their employer, since they might actually consider an alternative point of view while writing their story. I hope the Christian Science Monitor will only consult sources recommended by the NCTM or the NSF in the future. After all, proper credentials are important, as is purity of thought.
Also, I've not seen Evers mentioned before as being a co-founder of Mathematically Correct.
-Greg Goodknight, Nevada City, California Known sarcast and Mathematically Correct sympathizer
> >At 12:24 PM -0500 6/3/00, Jerry Becker wrote: >>*********************************** >> From the Winter 2000 Newsletter of the Hoover Institution, Stanford >>University. See >>http://www-hoover.stanford.edu/pubaffairs/newsletter/00winter/media.html >>*********************************** >> >>NEW MEDIA FELLOWS VISIT HOOVER >> >>Reporters and editors representing the Wall Street Journal, Washington >>Post, Christian Science Monitor, and other news organizations are among >>those participating in the Hoover Institution's Media Fellows Program >>during the winter and spring. >> >>Claudia Rosett of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board came to the >>Institution in late January, and James Glassman, business columnist with >>the Washington Post, made a return visit in early February. Barron's >>editorial-page editor Tom Donlan and National Journal correspondent Burt >>Solomon were in residence in the middle of the month. >> >>Policy Review editor Tod Lindberg will renew his media fellowship in early >>March, and later in the month Foreign Affairs managing editor Fareed >>Zakaria will be in residence for the first time. April will bring Houston >>Chronicle Washington bureau chief Cragg Hines, Fort Worth Star-Telegram >>Washington bureau news correspondent Ron Hutcheson, and Dave McConnell, the >>Capitol Hill reporter with radio station WTOP in Washington, D.C. >> >>Those scheduled to visit in May include Christian Science Monitor education >>staff writer Gail Chaddock, Dallas Morning News Washington bureau >>correspondent Robert Hillman, and Washington Times editorial-page editor >>Helle Bering. >> >>The Media Fellows Program, coordinated by associate director Thomas >>Henriksen, allows media professionals to exchange opinions and information >>with Hoover scholars during informal meetings and public talks. Program >>supporters include William Bowes, William Edwards, and Charles Johnson. >>-------------- >>The reader can view past issues of the Hoover Institution Newsletter >>and find items related to K-12 education and information about people >>associated with its Koret K-12 Education Task Force: >> >>Williamson Evers, Hoover Institution (Texas governor George W. Bush's >>team of advisers on education policy for his 2000 presidential >>campaign. ) http://www-hoover.stanford.edu/BIOS/evers.html >> >>Terry Moe, Hoover Institution >>John Chubb, found of the Edison Project >>Chester Finn, University of Virginia >>E.D. Hirsch, University of Virginia >>Diane Ravitch, New York University >>Herb Walberg, University of Illinois, Chicago >>Erik Hanushek, University of Rochester >>Paul Hill, University of Washington >>Caroline Hoxby, Harvard University >>Paul Peterson, Harvard University >> >>See http://www-hoover.stanford.edu/pubaffairs/newsletter/99fall/k12.html >>************************************************** >>-- >>Jerry P. Becker >>Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction >>Southern Illinois University >>Carbondale, IL 62901-4610 USA >>Fax: (618) 453-4244 >>Phone: (618) 453-4241 (office) >> (618) 457-8903 (home) >>E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >>mailto://email@example.com > >