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Common Core: Against Gifted Students

, Spencer Irvine

Now, after lauding Common Core’s benefits, Common Core supporters are scrambling to justify the oft-maligned education standards. At the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, UConn education professor Jonathan Plucker criticized school districts for using the standards…

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Scott Walker’s Mainstream Higher Ed Reform

, Malcolm A. Kline

When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker unveiled his higher education reforms for the state university system, the reaction from that quarter was predictably negative. Yet and still, Governor Walker’s proposals are remarkably similar to several that…

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CAIR Meddling in Academia

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s not hard to find out who sets the terms of debate and parameters of discussion concerning the Middle East on American campuses today. As we have reported, our friend Tammi Rossman-Benjamin’s Amcha Initiative at…

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Did Governor Scott Walker Graduate?

, Malcolm A. Kline

Reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker did not graduate from college have provoked a stream of broadsides, most of them misleading. For starters, he left after three and a half years “in good standing,” according…

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Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

, Spencer Irvine

On this President’s Day, let’s recall the words of Abraham Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and…

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Unions cap Charter School Growth

, Malcolm A. Kline

Charter school growth has exploded over the last two decades and so have the waiting lists to get in them. “Today there are charter school laws in 42 states and the District of Columbia,” Nina…

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