Category Archives: Education

Industry Infiltrating Education K-12

The Science Coordinator at the WV Department of Education is pushing this– Dominion is currently accepting on-line grant applications to encourage the development of new programs to strengthen math and/or science education in Kindergarten through grade 12 through the study … Continue reading

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Coal Industry Infiltrating Education with Propaganda

Below is a reaction to our presentation at Scott High School on March 26. KK Matthews is the brave teacher who invited us. You can send him some encouraging words at kerry.k.matthews@gmail.com Maria Gunnoe is the OVEC organizer who lives … Continue reading

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Teacher Evaluations are Upside Down

My Charleston Gazette op-ed is included in my hope to soon publish  The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA: In the evaluation of any product, the user says how good it is. The customer evaluates the product and decides whether to … Continue reading

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Social Promotions

My op-ed in the Charleston Gazette, Sunday May 13, 2012   Aww that Perry Mann he is a good one. A smile sweeps through my mind when I see that he has another Gazette op-ed. His latest entitled “So Much … Continue reading

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Andy McClure’s Phys Ed Class

A rough draft excerpt from my work in progress The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA. Jeff decided in the ninth grade to drop out of all organized sports at Duval. I hated to see him quit. I told him … Continue reading

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Long Hair

Excerpt from memoir to come: The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA My first run-in with the Board of Education was over the all-important issue of hair length. It was my first semester teaching at Duval. It was track season and the … Continue reading

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Get Industry Out of Higher Education

I got my ENGINEERINGWV magazine which I usually throw away but this time the headline for a story talked to me. “DRILLING FOR ANSWERS: Marcellus Shale 101′ was beside a young gas company employee in a logo shirt taking serious … Continue reading

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