|School tries prayer against violence
The Editor, Sir: "When everything has failed, try prayer". Here's one school that put this theory into practice last week. Teachers at the Marlie Mount Primary and Infant School engaged in a week of prayer, from Monday morning, April 7, through to Friday, April 11.
Parents - control to literacy
The Editor, Sir: Martin Henry's article in The Sunday Gleaner (April 6) 'New Focus on Literacy', was indeed appropriate for the start of 'Reading Week 2008, Mr Henry focused on what the Ministry of Education and teachers should and can do to improve literacy, and I wholeheartedly agree with most of what he outlined.
Amnesty is lying
The Editor, Sir: With reference to the report in The Gleaner, April 2 headlined "Golding pleads with Amnesty", we see no reason why our prime minister, Mr Golding, or any Jamaican has anything to plead to Amnesty about because what these organisations are alleging about Jamaicans allowing Jamaicans to kill each other is the Devil's lie.