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A thought experiment on charter schools.

When did it become both accepted and routine to address 5-year-olds (and 6- and 7-year-olds) with barking orders instead of kind, encouraging words?

It's the first state in the nation to take this step.



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He doesn't seem to know what middle school students are taught.

Christopher Columbus didn't "discover" America, according to some experts.

The root causes of disengagement and shallow learning, as it turns out, aren’t design problems at all.

So much for local control.

'I don’t think the best teachers want our children to give up kindness, service to others, compassion, or creativity either. I don’t think the best teachers define success as narrowly as education policy says they should.'

Why aren’t men drawn to Africa as a study-abroad destination in the same percentages as women?

Meanwhile, Republican and Democratic politicians are expressing concern about a $71 million federal grant just given to the Ohio Department of Education to build and expand charter schools.

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