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Teacher’s Guide to The Art of Christmas

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The Art of Christmas

The Art of Christmas How the Good News was Spread in Olden Times In the 1400’s, most people could not read the Bible because it was printed in Latin, a language only a few monks and clerics could read. And … Continue reading

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What the Past is For

‘What the Past Is For’ By LESZEK KOLAKOWSKI The following speech was delivered in the Coolidge Auditorium on Nov. 5, 2003. Futurology, on my definition, is a very serious science whose subject is not only non-existent but necessarily non-existent: for … Continue reading

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Petition for State Board of Education

Support Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and stand with him in opposition to the newly proposed so-called “standards” for K-12 Social Studies that are divisive and destructive to our community.

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Survey of teachers about new proposed Social Studies standards

The proposed new social standards by The NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) were sent to teachers for their comments in a recent survey. Below is one question and a teacher’s response for a 4th grade standard that is supposed … Continue reading

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Incident on the Maco Line

Joe worked all day with shovel in hand, Digging a hole on the back of our land. Behind our cabin so neat and tight, Now he carries her out and lays her low With trembling voice and words said slow … Continue reading

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Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Why Johnny Still Can’t Read By BAKER A. MITCHELL JR.     October 10, 2020 6:30 AM Public schools are passing students who can’t read at any level — all to avoid blaming teachers, lawmakers, and bureaucrats.  Public schools from coast to coast are … Continue reading

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Teachers’ unions focus on politics rather than educating children

Teachers’ unions focus on politics rather than educating children The ‘can’t do’ attitude of unions gets in the way, while charter schools remain in crosshairs.

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Achieving the Shift to On-Line

Why Many Charter Schools Were Better Prepared for Covid-19 By Baker A. MitchellMay 29, 2020 “U.S. schools were not prepared for an overnight shift to virtual learning,” USA Today reported recently, a fact that became obvious to most parents as soon as schools … Continue reading

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Biden’s Dilemma

OPINION: Will Biden stand with black parents on charter schools or with the NEA? Continue reading

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