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Chavez, Linda – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1983
Accuses the National Education Association (NEA) of encouraging its teacher-members to indoctrinate children on the benefits of a nuclear freeze. Holds that a new study guide, produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists in conjunction with the NEA, is political propaganda. (GC)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Junior High Schools
Bennett, William; Chavez, Linda – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
William J. Bennett, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, discusses his views on the role of the humanities in the classroom and on the future direction of the Endowment in an interview with Linda Chavez. (GC)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Humanities
Chavez, Linda – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1982
Reviews "Hunger of Memory," a 1981 book by Richard Rodriguez. Contrasts demands by university students that they be taught by minority faculty members with Rodriguez's awareness that cultural differences between instructors and disadvantaged students are an important factor in enabling such students to join the educational elite in…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged, Higher Education, Language Role