Education column: Dose of first-day anticipation would be healthy throughout year

Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy: Clovis Municipal Schools “Every child … every time.” That’s our new motto at Clovis Municipal Schools. Last Thursday was the first day of school. I had to be at a number of different school sites because of my job, and one commonality was striking: a distinct sense of eager anticipation in the air. […]

TV stars could use dose of reality

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist Speculative fiction writer Harlan Ellison, during the 1960s, coined the phrase “glass teat” for the television set. Since Ellison is still alive and working, I wonder what his take is on cable’s limitless channels. Or what would be the opinion of educator and philosopher Marshall McLuhan, who said “The medium […]