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Lehane, Con – Thought & Action, 1997
In an interview, the president of the National Education Association (NEA) discusses issues in higher education, including the NEA's role, relationships between higher education and elementary-secondary education, professionalism and the union, technological advancement, the role of postsecondary education, allocation of educational resources,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Agency Role, College Faculty
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Gaudiani, Claire L. – Thought and Action, 1990
Academic alliances bring school and college teachers together within subject areas as a community of inquiry. Activities and membership vary according to needs and objectives. A project to increase alliances from the current 250 to about 700 is focusing on deliberate inclusion of elementary teachers and faculty from traditionally Black colleges.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Moen, Matthew C. – Thought and Action, 1993
To illuminate the debate between the conservative Christian movement and the public education sector, this essay chronicles the development of the Christian Right over the course of this century, identifying the real and imagined challenges it presents to educators. The strength of the conservative movement is highlighted noting its current…
Descriptors: Christianity, Conflict Resolution, Conservatism, Elementary Secondary Education