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Education Tops Government Employment

Education Tops Government Employment
Good enough for government work.The U.S. Census Bureau recently revealed that the majority of the 16.6 million full-time government employees at the state and local level work in the education field. There are 9.0 million people around the country who work in secondary and elementary education, which also happens to total more than double of all the government employees at the federal level combined,... 

Teaching Is a Privilege, Not a Burden

Teaching Is a Privilege, Not a Burden
I’ve coached biddy league basketball, little league baseball and high school football. Through mentoring I’ve helped a child from a poverty-stricken neighborhood gain admission into an elite prep school with full scholarship. Through counseling I’ve helped many students gain admission into some of the top universities in the world. But I have never formally taught before, until today. And... 
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End Public Schooling to Improve Education

End Public Schooling to Improve Education
Let’s imagine for a second that we have the power to reform public schools however we want to, without interference from government, teachers unions or school boards. Would we expand the school day or the school year to get more teaching in? Would we test outcomes, and reward and punish teachers and schools based on those outcomes? Would we increase the number of charter schools or give every child... 

History Class: An Indoctrination Tool

History Class: An Indoctrination Tool
Public schools are indoctrination centers. This may sound to some like an “extremist” position but it is simply reality. From the first day of kindergarten children are taught that they are to know their place, to wait for instructions, to speak only when spoken to, that the teacher is always right and that authority is always to be respected. Conditioning and controlling children is essential... 
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