Public Education

Obligatory ‘Democrats’ Less Likely to Know Earth Revolves Around the Sun Post.

by Steve MacDonald February 19, 2014
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Less likely than me, at least. I took a quick shot at this here, but more details are out so it deserves a second look. We knew Tea Party types were better at science, and then again–thanks to a Liberal Yale Professor, so this is not at all surprising.   New Research indicates the more Conservative […]

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Rotten to the Core

by Tom September 2, 2013

Common Core : Opposition is gaining steam, as more of us learn what it’s about and see the ugliness it brings to the American system of education; but more attention and action is required, before it’s too late… It’s pretty well established that the quality of our kids’ education has degraded over the past few […]

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NH State Senator Peggy Gilmour – I demand who should control education dollars

by Susan Olsen April 19, 2013

And that would not be parents – From today’s Concord Patch: ‘Sen. Peggy Gilmour, D-Hollis, had urged her colleagues to overturn a committee recommendation and then pass the repeal bill. In a statement, she said, “The program has no accountability of public money. It allows private, non-profit corporations to determine where public education dollars are […]

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What Ever Happened to The Inductive Method?

by Steve MacDonald February 16, 2013

Another great video on education destined to make the public school union folks bleed out their eyes.  Here’s the blurb from PJTV and Next Generation TV. Victor Davis Hanson joins Col. Allen B. West to discuss our modern system of education. In the zero sum game of educating our children, Dr. Hanson asks, who is […]

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The Left’s War on Education

by Steve MacDonald January 12, 2013

The left’s objection to even one tax dollar finding its way into the hands of a church is legion.  It is (apparently) a matter of even greater concern that we might engage in tax policy that accidentally encourages others–by allowing them to keep more of their own money–to give some of it to a religious […]

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Nickel And Dimed Is Out

by Steve MacDonald January 12, 2011

Once you get past the misleading headline from this morning’s Union Leader, ‘Nickel and Dimed’ Banned in Bedford, (it was not banned form Bedford, it was removed from the public school finance class curriculum) you will find that while the book is out, some of the stupidity remains.

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How About Some Irony?

by Steve MacDonald December 21, 2010

The Bedford school board has announced staff and program cuts to address problems with the next school budget. They are looking to trim $750,000.00 off the bottom line, $200,000.00 of which–it has been proposed–will come from eliminating full time teaching positions.

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