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Bob Garfield co-host of WNYC’s “On the Media,” is also co-organizer of the Purple Project for Democracy. Back when we were celebrating the 4th of July this summer, his “Rekindle Our Faith in Democratic Ideals” appeared in USA Today, and is excerpted here. I hope you...
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Admission: I lit my first cigarette in 7th grade, thrilling to the grown-up feel of it all, as it fed my rebellious side. In other words, I’m in no position to judge kids who light up nowadays, though I pray they never do. What I don’t get at all, however, is the...
Unstoppable Political Correctness Now Targeting Shakespeare, Halloween, When Harry Met Sally, and Women Pooping
You can’t make this stuff up… Shakespeare finds himself on the progressive chopping block, as 8th grade English teacher and former Teach for America hire Christina Torres writes, “As I’ve grown as an educator, I’ve begun to question the merit and relevance of the...
Ed tech continues to change schooling—and our kids too, though maybe not altogether for the good: More than 35,000 Mississippi kindergartners—about 64%--didn’t meet the state’s readiness guidelines, and those who spent the 2017-18 school year in Head Start scored only...
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