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March 10, 2021
By Sandra Stotsky
Where once American history courses focused on our country’s founding principles, soon such courses started to emphasize political activism and the grievances of various subgroups in American society.
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Education
December 15, 2020
By Sandra Stotsky
Many educators who think they are “reformers” would like performance-based tests
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Education
Government & Politics
January 14, 2020
By Sandra Stotsky
What, then, can college readiness test scores in mathematics and reading tell us?
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Education
June 5, 2019
By Sandra Stotsky
The research is mixed. Some reviews (of the many studies on retention or promotion) have shown little benefit for retention in grade 3 compared with social promotion to grade 4. 
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Education
September 25, 2017
By Sandra Stotsky
As the dean of a prominent graduate school of education noted in an article published several years ago: “Schools are not the major cause of the achievement gap.”
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Education
March 6, 2017
By Sandra Stotsky
When the concept of accountability burst upon education policymaking in the latter half of the 20th century, it sounded like a good idea.
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Education
March 1, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Robert Genetski, Bette Grande, S. T. Karnick, David L. Applegate, H. Sterling Burnett, Jesse Hathaway, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Isaac Orr, Tom Harris, John McAdams (1945 - 2021), Terry Stoops, Joe Cobb, Christopher Garbacz, James H. Rust, John Dale Dunn, Clifford Thies, Sandra Stotsky, Kenneth Haapala
"President Trump’s speech should help him gain public support for his programs. Inviting Democrats to put petty politics aside and work with him for the good of the country was a reasonable request." - Robert Genetski
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Government & Politics
February 7, 2017
By Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S. T. Karnick, Robert G. Holland, Larry Sand, Richard Vedder, Heather Kays, Sandra Stotsky, Dr. Duke Pesta
‘The status quo in American education must be broken, and Betsy DeVos is the first nominee for the Department of Education who might actually break it.’ – Bruno Behrend
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Education
Government & Politics
December 25, 2016
By Sandra Stotsky
Little birds are flying around everywhere these days, tweeting “school choice” as the last hope for education reform.
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Education
November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Matt A. Mayer, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
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