Category Archives: Politics – US

Multiple Charter School Authorizers: 10 Reasons Why It’s a Bad Idea

Whenever the topic of charter school policy and legislation comes up, someone always manages to bring up the idea of “Multiple Authorizers.”

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“When Caution Trumps Courage, Kids Lose!” (1, Arne Duncan)

The early 1990’s saw the beginning of charter schools that were intended to innovate and address unique local needs in the K-12 schools.  Charter schools were allowed to operate without the many stifling regulations  imposed on traditional schools by the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Blogger: “Be More Civil!”

Dear Baker,           Some of your remarks are not in good taste even though they may be accurate.  I am a big fan, but some of your phrasing makes me uncomfortable.            Could you please be more civil? Comfy Conservative … Continue reading

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Review: “Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System” (Hardcover)

by Siegfried Engelmann   February 2, 2009: Throughout history, adventurers have chronicled their journeys though strange territories to the great benefit of mankind. Marco Polo’s journals introduced the West to the Orient. Columbus’ logs opened the western hemisphere to European … Continue reading

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Holder Hosts Commie Quote, Foregoes Flag

Although this happened back in mid-2010, I just heard about it.  From a recently received email…. U.S. Department of Justice ditches the red, white, and blue stars and stripes. Obama’s Eric Holder changed the U.S. Department of Justice web site. Gone … Continue reading

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