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With Government in Education Process, Student Rights Diminished

With Government in Education Process, Student Rights Diminished

I liked what Benjamin Malee and Syed Hossain had to say when I read “Why Obey When We Can Choose?” So much so, that I immediately looked for the name of the publication in which it appears. Because it’s the Columbia Spectator, I had to double-check the “About Us” feature of the publication. Sure enough, I discovered that the [...]

National Reading Scores In (And It Ain’t Pretty)

National Reading Scores In (And It Ain’t Pretty)

Reporters Nick Anderson and Bill Turque pull no punches in their March 24, 2010, Washington Post article called “Reading Scores Stall Despite ‘No Child Left Behind,’ Report Finds.” They begin: “The nation's students are mired at a basic level of reading in fourth and eighth grades, their achievement in recent years largely stagnant, [...]