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Can You Pass A 19th Century Middle School Spelling Test?

It seems to me that passing a 19th century middle school spelling test with words such as “perspicuity,” “scintillate,” “prerogative,” and “sinecure” would be far more difficult than passing BuzzFeed’s modern middle school spelling test.

Why Do Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?!?

Minneapolis Public Schools spends $525,000 for a classroom of 25 students each year, yet the teacher receives only 13% of that amount (17% if you factor in benefits).

The Truth about School Spending

No, our schools are not underfunded or lacking resources. What is lacking is honesty with the public.

How to Make Students Read a Book

How do you make students read a book? It’s a certain kind of test, and years ago, I was the student punished by it for not reading. 

It Depends on the "Education"

Education can truly help make America great. But it depends on what you mean by “education.”

An Educational Bargain

If you were told that your child could have a high quality education at a significant savings to taxpayers, would you take it? My guess is that you would.

Where Did The 20 Wealthiest Americans Go To School?

Forbes Magazine recently came out with its 2014 list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. Due to the fact that education is often a great indicator of success in life, we thought you might wonder: where did these billionaires go to school? And what type and level of degree did they attain?

What iPads Take Away

School districts are increasingly putting into students’ hands the very devices that rob us of stillness.

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