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Ranking 20th Century U.S. Presidents

, Malcolm A. Kline

Since everybody else is rating presidents, we thought we’d give it a shot too, since we’ve covered many of them, especially those who served in the last century. The root of the word president, eminent…

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Apprenticeships Making a Comeback?

, Malcolm A. Kline

Somewhere between random free college for everyone and Teutonic regimentation geared towards industry is a happy medium of career choices that American high school graduates used to come much closer to having access to. “The…

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Silent Conservatives at Colleges

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently liberals on college campuses are not only “triggered” by what they hear from conservatives but even by their silence. “The University of Minnesota’s undergraduate student government approved an annual moment of silence to recognize…

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Charter Schools are Taking Off

, Malcolm A. Kline

  At least one form of very productive education disruption is growing exponentially. “Parents can choose public schools for their children in 55 percent of the nation’s largest school districts, more than double the percent…

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Common Core of Profit

, Mary Grabar

Editor’s Note: The original post was published by the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research. James O’Keefe’s undercover videos reveal what activists have been saying for years: Common Core is a set of standards written…

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Fyodor We Hardly Knew Ya

, Malcolm A. Kline

The Modern Language Association (MLA) gave new meaning to the term “in-depth study” at the annual MLA convention in Austin, Texas in January. “What Crime and Punishment is really about is aberrant male sexuality and…

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Getting to Know Goethe

, Malcolm A. Kline

Occasionally you can actually learn about classic authors at the Modern Language Association (MLA). Attended by thousands of English professors from around the world, too often the MLA emphasizes the “Modern” part of their acronym…

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