|Friday, October 8, 1999||
Volume 65, Issue 34
UH can change face of local public education, Tapia says
Campus gears up for Homecoming '99
University Studies freshman Tiffany Smith of the Quadrangle's Ruff Ryders led the team Tuesday night with two touchdowns in the third annual Beauty Bowl against the Moody Towers' Hot Girls.
Rice University Professor Richard Tapia challenged UH to be "bold and
creative" in providing Houston Independent School District students with
the resources to improve their education, saying UH produces a large number
of HISD teachers and therefore is pivotal in influencing public education
throughout the city.
There is something fundamentally flawed with the repeated notion that
voucher plans work at the expense of public education. The flawed notion
is dependent on selective data when, in the larger picture, the numbers
just don't add up.
With a name like Plunkett and Macleane, it's got to be good.
And that it is. Very good, in fact.
Today, the UH volleyball team tries to extend its amazing winning streak
when it faces Conference USA rival University of Alabama-Birmingham at
7:30 p.m. in Hofheinz Pavilion.
Shasta on parade . . .