Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline

Bilingual Bedlam

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Massachusetts and California have scrapped their bilingual education programs while in the state that President Bush governed not so long ago school officials cling tenaciously to their two-languages-for-the-price-of-one policy.

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Children Left Behind by NCLB

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Although the controversy surrounding the Bush Administration’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program is usually portrayed as a classic clash of conservative and liberal political philosophies, dissatisfaction with NCLB is spreading across philosophical lines.

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Genteel Poverty in Academia

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College and university administrators and their representatives seem to show up in Washington, D. C. with their hats in their hands as frequently as the capital city’s homeless do. Although the former group of supplicants seeks far greater sums than the latter crowd requests, the money seems to go just as fast.

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Applied History

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All too rarely, you learn something new from a professor that shows you just how much of America’s past most pedagogues fail to digest or pass on, that is, when they can even bring themselves to acknowledge American history in the first place.

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