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Can We Call 70 Percent of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents a Consensus?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 11.22.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Why Not? It May Be as Close as We Get It sometimes feels as if our country is so polarized these days that a poll broken out by Democrats, Republican...

Why Do We Hate Teachers?

William E. White | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
William E. White

Education is not just a teacher's responsibility. Education is a community endeavor. It takes concerned parents, businesspeople, community leaders, and others to successfully educate our children. But citizens, like teachers, are conflicted about and often bewildered by our education system.

Why We Must Listen to Young Black Males

John Thompson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Education
John Thompson

The Education Trust's Amy Wilkins used her family experiences as evidence to condemn Tracey and Abby Sparrow's piece, "The Voices of Black Men." No other organization has attacked teachers in a way than has upset me more than has the Education Trust.

Nationally, Schools Suck, Local Schools Are Fine

Gerald Bracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald Bracey

The media never have anything good to say about public schools and haven't since the years before Sputnik which went up in 1957.