It’s back-to-school time and one Roanoke College professor is going to cut right to the chase.
There’s a question Paul Hanstedt knows he’s going to hear… and he offers an answer for all.
What I Want:
Classes are starting, which means that I’m likely only weeks away from that moment—as inevitable as first-week crushes and pasta-bar hangovers—when a student walks into my office, paper in hand, and says, “I don’t understand. Just tell me what you want.”
This summer there's been a big push by the nation's powerful teacher unions to completely revamp the nation's standardized tests mandated under No Child Left Behind and then revamped with the new Common Core standards.
This May, Virginia Intermont College in Bristol closed its doors after 130 years - leaving thousands of alumni without an alma mater and hundreds of students to complete their degrees elsewhere. Mary Lou Smith spent her entire adult life at the school, and she’s in the process of compiling a history book to preserve the school’s legacy.
It’s safe to say, that after 60 years, Mary Lou Smith was a fixture at Virginia Intermont College.