Going beyond NCLB’s Section 9528: The Army’s Adventure Van

A colleague of mine with United for Peace and Justice’s Anti-Recrutiment Committee, sent the item below to me. Military recruiters are going way beyond the provision in the NCLB to get into schools and entice our youth. Read on: A ninth grader in a suburban Washington DC classroom is delighted to be excused from Algebra … Continue reading Going beyond NCLB’s Section 9528: The Army’s Adventure Van

School District Gets Rid of Jr. ROTC – Elected Official Upset

I received this from fellow green Pat Elder, of the Center on Conscience & War in Washington. I met Pat this summer at the National Green Party Convention and then again at Camp Democracy. House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Duncan Hunter (R-CA) is apparently upset by the San Francisco Board of Education's decision last week … Continue reading School District Gets Rid of Jr. ROTC – Elected Official Upset

Middle School Magazine’s latest issue features pitch for the Army

This appeared in Common Dreams yesterday.  It speaks for itself.Published on Monday, July 3, 2006 by the Boston Globe Some See Army Pitch in Preteen Magazine Editors of Cobblestone say that wasn't intent by Bryan Bender   WASHINGTON - What began as an attempt to educate middle-school students about the military has set off a … Continue reading Middle School Magazine’s latest issue features pitch for the Army