About the Author
Beverly Eakman: * Educator, 9 years: English, Literature, Debate; 7th grade remedial through 12th grade advanced and debate team, 1968-1974, 1979-1981. * Science Editor, Technical Writer and Editor-in-Chief of official newspaper, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1974-1979. Technical piece, "David, the Bubble Baby," picked up by popular press and turned into a movie starring John Travolta. * Chief speech writer, National Council for Better Education, 1984-1986; for the late Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Commission on the Bicentennial of the US Constitution, 1986-1987; for the Voice of America, 1987-1989; and for U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ), 1991-1993. Writer-editor, DOJ, 1994-2004. * Author: six books on education since 1991, including the internationally acclaimed Cloning of the American Mind: Eradicating Morality Through Education (Huntington House 1998), Walking Targets: How Our Psychologized Classrooms are Producing a Nation of Sitting Ducks, and A Common Sense Platform for the 21st Century. Columnist for NewsWithViews.com. * Published articles: Education Week, Chronicles Magazine, The Washington Times, Insight Magazine, National Review, Crisis Magazine, Vital Speeches, The Washington Post, and more 1985-present. * Executive Director: National Education Consortium, co-founded 1994, education & privacy law.