K-12: Marked for Extinction

Aug 5, 2019 by

Bruce Deitrick Price Study education for any amount of time, you will be struck by the disappearance of many things once thought...

read more

To teach or not to teach, that...

Jun 25, 2019 by

Bruce Deitrick Price I saw a video on YouTube where somebody I didn’t know explains a famous Robert Browning poem in five...

read more

K-12: The Schools You Deserve

Jun 12, 2019 by

Thomas Jefferson declared: “The government you elect is the government you deserve.” Wouldn’t the same go for a school system? If you...

read more

What everyone should know abou...

May 8, 2019 by

Bruce Deitrick Price The most striking thing about our public schools is that they have been in perpetual decline for many decades....

read more

WHAT HAPPENED TO BILL GATES AN...

Apr 8, 2019 by

4.8.19 – American Thinker “K-12: What Happened to Bill Gates and Common Core?” by Bruce Deitrick Price...

read more

K-12: Quacks Rule

Mar 19, 2019 by

In 1950 Harvard-educated businessman Albert Lynd published an attack on our Education Establishment. His book was aggressively...

read more

K-12: Why So Little For The Mi...

Feb 18, 2019 by

Many critics say that our public schools are a train wreck. In Charlotte Iserbyt’s memorable phrase, we are all victims of “the...

read more

K-12: The Politics of Illitera...

Feb 9, 2019 by

Bruce Deitrick Price The New York Times awakes from a long sleepK-12: The Politics of Illiteracy A real OMG moment occurred last...

read more

K-12: How Our Schools Make Mon...

Jan 5, 2019 by

(Background: obscure 1970 essay by Ayn Rand explains in painful depth the many fallacies of Progressive education.)   Lots of...

read more

K-12: Let’s Listen to a Real E...

Dec 11, 2018 by

I  think it’s a fair suspicion that our Education Establishment lie much too often. If not that, their ideas are narrow,...

read more

K-12: Illiterate New World

Nov 30, 2018 by

“Brave New World” clarifies why we have so much semi-literacy in our public schools today. The secret resides in what’s taught,...

read more

K 12: Customizable Learning Me...

Nov 8, 2018 by

Touted as another cure-all, mass customized learning means a more incoherent society. According to the people controlling our public...

read more

K-12: Never Quiet on the Phoni...

Nov 2, 2018 by

Teach all children to read and half of our school problems will disappear. Robert Sweet No less an authority than Robert Sweet,...

read more

K-12: Does Anyone Care That Ki...

Oct 15, 2018 by

In the late winter of 1964, Kitty Genovese was murdered in a residential part of Queens, New York. Newspapers claimed that 38...

read more

How to Bring Back Traditional ...

Sep 28, 2018 by

Bruce Deitrick Price Traditional education has taken a real beating the last 75 years.  The entire Education Establishment lined up...

read more

Memo to K-12 students: Resist

Sep 12, 2018 by

By Bruce Deitrick Price – Okay, kids, gather round the campfire. There is something you need to know. Something scary. You are...

read more

Maria Montessori vs. John Dewe...

Aug 31, 2018 by

 (The Fight of The Century) I’ve been studying Rudolf Flesch, the Reading Wars, the Ed Wars, John Dewey, and all points in...

read more

Socialism versus Education

Jul 28, 2018 by

“A death instinct” in action… To understand the failures of public education, we have to understand the dreams of...

read more

Four Reasons Why Educators Hat...

Jun 6, 2018 by

Summary: when you understand why educators scorn geography, you know all the reasons why American public schools keep getting dumber....

read more

“My kid can’t read...

Jun 3, 2018 by

Fix reading and half of our education problems disappear By Bruce Deitrick Price – It’s a common problem in the US....

read more