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“They’ve become easy targets. Every year, when the latest test scores are revealed, they get blasted for the most recent decrease. Whatever problems plague our public schools–and there are many–often get placed at the feet of conventional...

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“America faces many problems today. The current economic recovery has been the slowest since the Great Depression, the national debt has surpassed $18 trillion, and the federal government continues to spend more than it collects. While it’s not unusual,...

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“I used to say that the greatest gift you could ever give anyone is a book, but I don’t say that anymore because I no longer think it’s true. I now say that a book is the second-greatest gift. I’ve come to believe that the greatest gift you can...

The Atlantic Takes on Homework

In The Atlantic’s article, “When Homework Is Useless,”  education experts are asked if schools should assign, grade and use take-home assignments; the following are pulled from their comments: “Homework is absolutely necessary for students to...