Subversive Staples Ads

What kind of arrogant, insensitive irresponsible products of spoiled privileged childhoods wrote these Staples ads? Don’t they know that most parents are lucky to get enough money together to pay for one set of supplies for each child?

Reading Instruction Must Begin at Home

Parents of young children cannot afford to leave beginning reading instruction to the schools. US public schools do a great many things well, but effective reading instruction is not one of them.

A Toga Is Not a Tunic

Sometimes the only solution for a writer who wants to avoid repeating a word is to rewrite the paragraph.

Not Smart to be Smart

Things everyone once learned from a public education have become esoteric knowledge.

What Is Pre-K?

Legislators who vote against pre-K funding don’t seem to realize that they would save taxpayers money in the long run by supporting early education programs.

“Invented Spelling”

No child should be asked to use the tools of a written language until his teacher has taught them to him.