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Tag: Public Education
  • The Truth about School Vouchers in My Town

    On the local radio stations, the Perry Education Association — basically the teachers’ union of Perry Township schools, which are on the southside of Indianapolis — bought time for an ad to advance their views on the education reform that is being attempted. The ad starts out with what can be described as a country-like …

  • Stupid in America?

    I have a friend who is going into the education field, and we have had many discussions about the free market and the failure of government education in America.   What he’s seen so far corresponds, he says, with what John Stossel found when he did a documentary on this exact subject (excuse the poor video …

  • END COMPULSORY EDUCATION

    Though the only real hope for American education is privatization, public education isn’t going anywhere over night. Jack Batson, a career teacher and former city councilman for Fairfield, CA — about 20 minutes from the YAL@DHS Chapter — wrote an excellent editorial for the Vacaville Reporter in light of a coming education reform bill from thegovernator’s …

  • DHS Teachers Embrace Collectivism

    As a student at Dixon High School, which is located in the rather conservative community of Dixon, CA, I never expected to see collectivism so boldly embraced by faculty members.   Today, Friday, Dec. 11th, I had the amazing pleasure of arguing with a biology teacher who had the audacity to say, “There should be …

  • The Problem(s) with Public Education

    From James Howard Kunstler’s “Eyesore of the Month” comes this gem: Behold this brand new school in Las Vegas, Nevada: Hannibal Lecter Elementary. Is every child in this city a serial killer requiring maximum security incarceration during school hours? Golly, what happens when they let them out at three o’clock? This institutional monstrosity alone should …