- September 15, 2021
One of my favorite current sources of unintentional humor, NPR, provided another comedy jewel the other day.READ MORE
In the wake of COVID-19, people now overwhelmingly believe that the education system’s broader purpose needs to be rethought. This begins with a shift away from standardized testing, college prep and a one-size-fits-all model and toward personalized curricula, practical skills …READ MORE
Japan’s Prime Minister has warned that his country will fall over an economic and social cliff unless it reverses its population decline. “Our country is on the brink of being unable to maintain the functions of society,” said Fumio Kishida…READ MORE
The other week British Olympian Laura Kenny announced that she was expecting another child.
The announcement in the BBC sports section caught my eye for two reasons: the first that this child was being welcomed into a married, two-parent …READ MORE
Are America’s public schools falling apart?
The evidence certainly points in that direction.
In 2022, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” found historic declines in reading and math scores among American …READ MORE
If there is a figure that is not a role model, it is Prince Harry, son of Charles III of the United Kingdom. His ghostwriter-assisted memoir, Spare, presents not a fairy tale prince but a postmodern anti-hero intent upon …READ MORE