Public Education

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Public education in American

The American education system offers a rich field of choices for international students. There is such an array of schools, programs and locations that the choices…

History of public schools education in American

Very few black Virginians received any education at all until public schools were established during Reconstruction. Public schools in Virginia were segregated from…

Multicultural education in American public schools

The total school environment needs multicultural reform to avoid hostility and prejudice. The implementation of multicultural education in American schools is ongoing…

Gun education in public schools

Civil War re-enactors fire a salute near Fort Sumter in South Carolina to commemorate the first shots of the war on April 12, 2011. Coursework on the history of…

Why is there public education in America?

The idea that government can’t do anything right has been trumpeted by the right wing for decades, particularly by its recently deceased leader Milton Friedman…

Religion and public education in American

I talked about what is often called the first American public school law, the Massachusetts School Act of 1647 (often known as the “Old Deluder” law) and its colonialist…

Public and private education in America

Perhaps even more surprisingly, the private school share of total enrollments has decreased over the past 15 years, from about 12 percent to 10 percent. This trend…

Public education in Canada VS United States

I have been struck recently by how different the current approach to urban education is in the United States compared to Canada, even while both countries emphasize…

Failure of public education in American

A group of contrarians is challenging the conventional wisdom about America s schools. The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is…