education

The Wrong Arguments

Part 2: Lawyers, Guns and Money We could be getting to the root causes of homelessness by offering a more meaningful public high school education. Such an education, among other things, offers and promotes programs that teach the skills that earn access into all legitimate forms of well-paid employment. Blue collar and all other non-baccalaureate …

Curing Educational Amnesia With A Meaningful High School Diploma

Much of the education debate is over what knowledge is most important and who is best qualified to teach it to our secondary students, grades six through twelve.  A few years back, my state of Washington decided to re-examine graduation requirements and high school diplomas and chose meaningful as the one word to describe the …

…and here’s the Education Plank of the Kind-of New Kind-of Left in Seattle

What Seattle’s New Left Wants: Education   A Marxist Critique of Identity Politics …and my response: I commend our new left social justice educators for continuing the fight to end institutional racism and address social equity. But this activism leaves the job only half done. Calls for social justice ring hollow when they do not …