|LETTER OF THE DAY - Character-based education in school curriculum
The Editor, Sir: Mr Seaga's article in The Gleaner of 1st July needs to be read carefully and pursued by all those involved with the development and implementation of our education system. In the 1970s, I wrote to the then Minister of Education, Hon. Eric Bell...
Is free eduction pure fantasy?
The Editor, Sir:'Free Education' is the current topic for debate and is indeed a worthy topic. Different groups argue different opinions on the subject; that it is pure fantasy as we cannot afford it, a strategy to win votes, or simply just trickery on the part of those...
Health plan a bad idea
The Editor, Sir: As a professional within the health care field, I feel a need to speak up about the recent JLP promise to dismantle the Regional Health Authority if they are elected to power in August. Simply put, this is a bad idea.
NOTE-WORTHY: Beating children
I am on the bandwagon with Eulalee Thompson, to 'Spare the rod, you won't spoil the child'(article Wednesday, July 25, 2007). Corporal punishment is archaic, and it has no place in civilised society. It doesn't make any sense to me that an adult is charged with a felony..