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The Vulgarity of Our Times

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

To me, the vulgarity in the novel was not its language. What truly makes me cringe -- the most vulgar and obscene things in life -- are humanity's ubiquitous displays of unrelenting greed, hatred, intolerance, and the unquenchable need of people to make war.

Phonics, Motorcycles & Mourning Michael

Regina Porter | Posted 11.25.2013 | Parents
Regina Porter

Letter after letter, we rolled our way toward M. And M was a cinch, because our younger daughter loved (and still loves) motorcycles. She spied a bright red motorcycle while we were driving underneath the arches of a Roman aqueduct on our way out of Evora. "M is for motorcycle!" she exclaimed. "That's right, sweetie, " I said. "M is for mo-tor-cy-cle."

Rules and Tools for Choosing Schools

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 10.09.2011 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

The time is now, right now, to find -- or found -- good schools that will serve the next generation of Americans as engines of opportunity in an intensely competitive information age.

The Crisis in Education: Let's Not Wait for Superman

Dr. Marion Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Marion Blank

We can and must apply the skills, talents and technology we as a nation already possess to the educational problems we face. If we do that, we can and will find a solution.

Educators: If You Enjoy NCLB, You'll Love the McCain/Palin Plan!

Gary Stager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Stager

Although much of what Sarah Palin says in her education plan for Alaska, reads like an undergraduate homework assignment, she does express support for something called ABC Schools.