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Public schools must be accountable to ci

September 30, 2015

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Public schools must be accountable to citizens, but citizens must also be accountable to public schools. Americans can provide a model…

What the best and wisest parent wants fo

September 28, 2015

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What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal for our…

Education, then, beyond all other device

September 25, 2015

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Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men—the balance-wheel of the social machinery . . . It does better than disarm the poor of their hostility towards the rich; it prevents being poor. —Horace Mann, “father of the common school,” Report no. 12 of the […]

The public mission of public schools can

September 21, 2015

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The public mission of public schools can be characterized by six main themes: 1. To provide universal access to free education 2. To guarantee equal opportunities for all children 3. To unify a diverse population 4. To prepare people for citizenship in a democratic society 5. To prepare people to become economically self-sufficient 6. To […]

“The issue of quality education has the

September 18, 2015

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“The issue of quality education has therefore become a societal human resources issue.” “School Genetics: A Blueprint for Saving Public Schools.” by Dr. Craig Lockhart, NBCT http://ow.ly/Rh7TY

“The gaps in employment and earnings ha

September 14, 2015

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“The gaps in employment and earnings have increased during the recession based on race and level of educational attainment.” Do…

Effective education improves decision-ma

September 11, 2015

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Effective education improves decision-making abilities that then help individuals stay out of trouble and live better, healthier, and longer lives. “School Genetics: A Blueprint for Saving Public Schools” by Dr. Craig Lockhart is available wherever books are sold. http://ow.ly/Rh7gT