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Teach FM: This One Fact Will Change the Way You Think About Public Education
Civics

Teach FM: This One Fact Will Change the Way You Think About Public Education

In the latest episode of Teach FM, I share the one fact about public education in the United States that…
The Semicolon That Almost Destroyed Texas
Arts + Letters

The Semicolon That Almost Destroyed Texas

Like me, you probably don’t fully appreciate the importance of punctuation and grammar in making society function. Fortunately, Malcolm Gladwell’s…
What Alabama Teaches Us about the Complexity of State Control of Education
Civics

What Alabama Teaches Us about the Complexity of State Control of Education

A colleague recently remarked to me that federally funded education reform had created a “pressure cooker” environment for teachers and…
Education, Jefferson’s Essential Protection Against Tyranny
Civics

Education, Jefferson’s Essential Protection Against Tyranny

In 1778, Thomas Jefferson wrote that education was essential to fight the slow fall of government into tyranny.  A powerful…
Why Doesn’t the Constitution Guarantee the Right to Education?
Civics

Why Doesn’t the Constitution Guarantee the Right to Education?

Did you know that public education is not explicitly guaranteed by the Constitution?  Unlike the other countries to whom the…
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