1) An idea for a story is to a personality profile on Bloomsburg’s new football coach Jack Lydic.
2) Another possible idea for a story is to see how students prepare themselves for the infamous finals week.
The sport’s feature story that Enrique and myself are going to be reporting on is about Bloomsburg University Athletic’s equipment manager Doug Lizardi. The public knows how successful every facet of Bloomsburg Athletics programs are, but they know very little about what is going on in the background— preparing the teams with proper equipment and uniforms. Very little of what Doug does for the programs is recognized, and the purpose of our story is to bring Doug out into a new light for the University to see.
Even though KD won’t openly say he wants Derek Fisher on his team, he definitely sees the value in adding a player like Fisher.
From The Oklahoman
“Derek is a consummate professional; an unbelievable leader,” Durant told The Oklahoman following the team’s morning shoot-around in…
Are public schools making the grade when it comes to teacher tenure?
“So what is the case for K–12 teacher tenure? The truth is, there isn’t a good one. One argument typically offered by tenure defenders is that teaching is a notoriously difficult profession in which to measure success. But this is true for lots of jobs—yet, in all other professions, efforts are still made, however imperfect, to evaluate whether an employee is succeeding and to remove those who are not.”
“Why should teaching be different? In fact, given that teaching is arguably the most important job in our society, it would be difficult to name a profession, save maybe the military, for which these sorts of heightened job protections would be less logical. If a job is truly important to the nation’s future, then you want to make sure that the most able, talented people are doing it—and doing their best work at all times.”
— The Editors, “The Case Against Tenure in Public Schools”