Teachers Unions

How do we save education?

By |November 9th, 2015|

(By Jay Ambrose, ’76 Contributor) Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of […]

When it comes to public education, what’s normal is criminal

By |October 18th, 2015|

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) While most of the country is paying attention to the 2016 presidential election, some local communities will have to make a few consequential decisions this coming November. One such community is […]

Notions to the contrary, school board elections remain political events

By |November 6th, 2013|

The vagaries of deadlines and publishing dates are such that columnists in newspapers such as this one are often at a disadvantage. As I write this, I have no way of knowing how various school board elections turned out. Be that as it may, it’s a topic that cries out for comment. […]