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Government Needs More Oversight, Not Homeschoolers

Government Needs More Oversight, Not Homeschoolers
Jorea Marple, the West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools, recently gave a speech in which she said homeschoolers need more oversight, better standards, better evidence of progress; homeschoolers have too much flexibility. She either doesn’t know homeschoolers very well, or she knows them too well. I’ll explain later. Government can no better manage the education of homeschool students... 

Classroom Management is Incompatible with Proper Education

Classroom Management is Incompatible with Proper Education
Despite holding our children captive over a period of 6.5 hours a day, 180 days a year for 13 straight years, our schools fail to deliver anything resembling a quality education. Most children graduate high school, if they even stay in school, unable to think for themselves, ill-equipped to lead self-directed lives, and unprepared to enter into a university system which, with rare exception, doesn’t... 

Government Destroys Education, Thereby Destroying Lives

Government Destroys Education, Thereby Destroying Lives
A Vacant Detroit School Last week a report was released estimating that 47% of Detroiters are functionally illiterate, meaning that they cannot read. Of the 200,000 Detroit adults who are functionally illiterate*, half of them have a high school diploma or a GED.  The remaining 100,000 of these functionally illiterate adults (age 25 and older) lack a high school diploma or GED, yet most of them attended... 

What Gives a Person Worth? A Degree?

What Gives a Person Worth? A Degree?
“It only stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.” – Ayn Rand Last weekend I attended my 5-year Stanford Graduate School of Business reunion. Kicking off the... 
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