One Shakespeare Play, Whoop-de-do

A lot of controversy has been stirred up by the newly adopted Common Core (State) Standards (CCSS) for public schools K-12.

One of the most discussed aspect of the CCSS is their stated reading requirements in terms of percentages. In elementary school, children are to read 50% literary and 50% informational texts. In high school […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Ignorance

Although politicians and special interest groups pretend otherwise, the public schools cannot cater to the individual wants and needs of every child who comes to them. […]