Tag Archives: one-room school

A Solution To The Urchin Problem?

When I first saw a TV news item about Newt Gingrich’s advocating that children do some menial labor in school to teach them the merits of work and responsibility, my reaction was one of approval. I myself held part time … Continue reading

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What If The Navy Went On Strike?

Prompted by the contentious political battle now playing out in Wisconsin between state government and the teachers’ union I now submit a question that is sure to be controversial.  What would happen to the condition of schools in Wisconsin, or … Continue reading

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