Public Education

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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…

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…