06/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Shakespeare's Birthday: Is The Bard Disappearing From Classrooms?

Forget the election, the Clegg bounces and the Brown gyrations. Blank out Icelandic volcanoes and flight disruptions. For today is the happy conjunction of St George's Day and Shakespeare's possible birthday, his 446th no less, as well as the day he died. It is as good a day as any to be celebrating all that is English, and the world's greatest playwright.

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