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What Makes a Great Teacher? – Magazine – The Atlantic

Parents have always worried about where to send their children to school; but the school, statistically speaking, does not matter as much as which adult stands in front of their children. Teacher quality tends to vary more within schools—even supposedly … Continue reading

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William Bennett Creates Innovative History Series for Grades 8-12

This is big. The history of America (as opposed to simply “American history”) is a fabulous story in spite of the many bumps encountered along the way. It is a history of which to be proud to have inherited, to … Continue reading

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Solve all the pathology in America today

There’s a really smart guy talking on the radio … and it’s not me.  No, really.  It’s Bill Bennett, and those who know me very well at all know that I think he really is … a really smart guy. … Continue reading

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State Board of Education — Revisionist History in Progress

An interesting piece from Liberty Counsel. (Note 1)  I saw a portion of the Mike Huckabee show last night and a LC spokesman was talking about this problem.  Pay attention:  The SBOE — which approves standard curriculum textbooks — is … Continue reading

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Are our schools failing or succeeding?

But in our high schools, the National Assessment of Educational Progress data tell a troubling story, especially in light of our need to compete in a global knowledge economy. via Margaret Spellings – Rising Scores Show Why We Can’t Retreat … Continue reading

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