Why Are Schools Failing? – Interview with Paul Lott

By |2023-02-03T14:27:27-05:00July 28th, 2021|Facilities, Faith and Morality, Government, Interviews|

Today’s interview guest is Paul Lott, founder of the National Society for the Advancement of Black Americans (NSABA), an organization that focuses on how issues like education and Critical Race Theory impact black, urban poverty clusters. Lott is also a veteran, the former president of the Harvard Black Alumni Society, and an Amazon bestselling

Noah Webster: The Founding Father of American Education

By |2023-01-30T15:48:05-05:00January 30th, 2023|Guest Posts, Instruction|

Over the next several posts via a series of vignettes, I will introduce several influential educators in American history. Some of these individuals have familiar names while others, though important, have long been forgotten. Considering the foundational role Noah Webster played in early American education, and that he serves as the namesake of Noah

For the Love of Reading: Do Children Need Fancy Reading Corners to be Interested in Reading?

By |2023-01-30T23:13:46-05:00January 23rd, 2023|Facilities, Instruction|

Have you ever passed by your child’s bedroom or playroom and noticed them twisted into some uncomfortable position on the floor reading a book? Thoroughly engrossed (and extraordinarily flexible) they aren’t even aware of how uncomfortable they are. They simply want to know what happens in the story next.  Although some children might prefer twisting

5 Reasons to Run for School Board

By |2023-01-20T13:29:44-05:00January 21st, 2023|Community Involvement, Government|

The local school board.  For many Americans, this body of policymakers is somewhat mysterious, with an ill-defined purpose and a vague connection to local schools. What exactly does a school board do, anyway? And an even more critical question: Why should any ordinary citizen run for a position on the school board? Well, you’ve come

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