Stories by Edward Maner

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Guest column: Publisher makes powerful case for the importance of reading and books

Too many African-Americans don't read books, don't know the last time they picked up a book, and say they're too busy to read.
By Edward Maner

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Guest Column: Negative perceptions of psychotherapy harmful to African-Americans

It's time for many people of color to step up and stop denouncing and distorting the facts about psychotherapy.
By Edward Maner

Sunday, Aug 11, 2013

Guest Column: Good education will help young people make the right decisions

I've learned that dealing with the trials and tribulations of life is all about balancing life's equation.
By Edward Maner

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Guest Column: Teachers must connect with pupils to put them on right path

Now it's time for parents to step up in supporting teachers to help their kids to attain the highest level of academic and social achievements.
By Edward Maner

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Obama is an unfair victim of hatred

I must lean forward to speak highly and positively defending Barack Obama, who is a class act and a brilliant American leader.
By Edward Maner

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010

Guest Column: Give pupils the honors they deserve

In all of the years I taught in the local public schools, I saw that many public school officials strongly focused upon athletics and were never as serious about scholastic programs or academic ...
By Edward Maner

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008

People should try to embrace joy of reading

I want to express my views about a recent poll that found that one in four adults in the United States read no books in the past year.
By Edward Maner

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007

Richmond County schools should emphasize academics, not athletics

After reading the Nov. 20 Augusta Chronicle article "Middle school athletics failing," I feel that, as a former educator for the Richmond County Board of Education, I should respond.
By Edward Maner

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Pupils get sweet deal that's not good for them

As a former Richmond County public school educator, it's imperative for me to revisit a serious issue that I addressed more than two years ago.
By Edward Maner

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Change in HOPE eligibility harms minority students

When I read in The Augusta Chronicle some time ago that the state of Georgia's HOPE scholarship program had been revised to save money, I became irritated and flabbergasted from reading such ...
By Edward Maner

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Now, Voyager? Our pupils need a much better reading curriculum

As a former reading teacher for the Richmond County Board of Education, I have been following the Voyager Universal Learning reading program controversy in which board officials have been ...
By Edward Maner
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