Game: The Roosevelt Assassination Attempt mystery party activity
Halloween & History! Teddy Roosevelt was a reformer who made quite a few enemies as he rose from NYC Police Commissioner to the presidency. But who tried to assassinate the former president? Was it one of the captains of industry? Someone upset by his other reforms or the building of the Panama Canal? How about foreign powers? Or a member of his own family?
University students with their necks painted protest at Bolivar square in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday Nov. 3, 2011. Their signs read in Spanish “We have the right to be outraged,” left, and “Excellent education and for all!!” Students are protesting education reforms planned by the government that propose private funding for public institutions. (Fernando Vergara)
Don't Worry About Your Test Scores by Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt. Took courage to write this nationwide editorial in this climate. Saving this to pass on to our principal in case she needs it.
"We call it hush money," said Rick Timbs, director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium. "Bullet aid is a way to take care of the things they can't figure out how to do using formulas and proper laws, and what takes over is a political dynamic. ... If there is a need for bullet money, there's a need for reform."
Joseph Chamberlain, British businessman, social reformer, radical politician, and ardent imperialist. . Chamberlain, along with his fellow radical Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, led the left wing of the Liberal Party, and in 1885 they stumped the country in support of their “unauthorized programme,” calling for a graduated income tax, free education, improved housing for the poor, local government reform, and “three acres and a cow” for agricultural labourers.