Wednesday, April 22, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Popular teaching tool could be curtailed, cut | School budget woes endanger cultural experiences program

— When David Alvarez and his classmates from Cherokee Point Elementary School spent a recent week in Balboa Park, they hit all of the hot spots: museums, zoo and a play.

But the fifth-graders also took on weighty issues during daily lessons that covered things such as racism, discrimination and prejudice conflict resolution. Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune.