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Participation Trophy Madness: New Cars For Perfect School Attendance?!?

As has to be pointed out with so many news stories these days, this is not satire.Graduating senior Vanessa Umana expected to leave last Friday's commencement ceremony at Francis Polytechnic High School with a diploma, a few photos and some wonderful memories.

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Participation Trophy Madness: New Cars For Perfect School Attendance?!?

As has to be pointed out with so many news stories these days, this is not satire.Graduating senior Vanessa Umana expected to leave last Friday's commencement ceremony at Francis Polytechnic High School with a diploma, a few photos and some wonderful memories.

06/13/2013
A Brief History of Public Education: School Choice in America Part II

The first part of this series focused on the various efforts around the country to establish school choice. This piece attempts to shed light upon the history of compulsory public education in America. As the nation debates the merits of school choice I’ve noticed a common theme in the arguments of the ideas’ opponents. They assert that the implementation of school choice would abandon a noble tradition with early roots in the American founding.

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A Brief History of Public Education: School Choice in America Part II

The first part of this series focused on the various efforts around the country to establish school choice. This piece attempts to shed light upon the history of compulsory public education in America. As the nation debates the merits of school choice I’ve noticed a common theme in the arguments of the ideas’ opponents. They assert that the implementation of school choice would abandon a noble tradition with early roots in the American founding.

02/13/2013