Education

Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig: a lousy education legacy

Mayor Joyce Craig has done nothing to improve the quality of education in Manchester. As Chairman of the Board, she should have come in with a plan to improve the public schools in Manchester. Instead, she appears to be punting that authority to community organizers like Manchester Proud and the Nellie Mae Foundation.  Both of …

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Whither Quality Education? Ask the NEA.

As my friend Ian Underwood has pointed out here, here, here, here, and here, there is a lot of data on education spending and a lot of data on student performance, but no correlation between the two.

College Campuses: Hubs of Intolerance, Racism, and Anti-Semitism?

Victor Davis Hanson observes that “…colleges are becoming the incubators of progressive hatred of Jews…” This is concerning but does it ring true? Is higher education working to make anti-Semitism respectable again? Are we seeing a rise of racism? Certainly there is an appearance of a growing culture of intolerance on campuses across America. Requirements …

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Fear and Stagnation: Democrat Leadership

The New Hampshire legislature this session has spent its time denouncing and dismantling the system that has given the state the New Hampshire advantage. They have rejected the low tax, low unemployment, free enterprise system they were left. What has the NH legislature done? The Democrats have pushed greater government control. They are instituting greater …

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Are New Hampshire Students Now at a Disadvantage When they Take the SAT/ACT?

With the recent announcement by the College Board to include adversity scores to the SAT, parents around the country are wondering if their children should sit for the assessment. David Coleman, the mastermind of the failed Common Core standards currently serves as the College Board President.  Since Coleman began his tenure, there have been numerous …

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UPDATE: We know the name of that Keene State Professor Who Shamed Students…

We were alerted to a Professor at Keene State who felt entitled to shame her students for things that they cannot change: race and sex: Earlier this week, Keene State College students were given a handout from a Professor in a class about public health. The handout provided was supposed to cover the topic of, …

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Socialism in Denmark

Socialism has failed across the world everywhere it has been tried. From the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to China, Vietnam, North Korea and, most recently, Venezuela. So forget those power mad Marxists who got it wrong. Denmark is the socialist model to follow. Denmark is the Disneyland of socialism. It is where everybody is …

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603 Summit: Ann Marie Banfield.

Ann Marie Banfield has been working on researching educational policy and practices. She is in favor of parental rights, literacy, academic standards.  She has recently been the Educational Liaison for Cornerstone, a frequent guest and blogger at Girard At Large – and GraniteGrok from time to time. We were at the beginning when Ann Marie …

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