Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Monday August 3rd 2015

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Education: “Hello, dumbness, my old friend” – Bruce Price

Education: “Hello, dumbness, my old friend” – Bruce Price

BY BRUCE DEITRICK PRICE Title is riff on the famous line by Simon and Garfunkel, “Hello, darkness, my old friend.” Like the original, this article is a sad song about darkness. It’s common to hear critics and reformers complain about the poor results achieved in public schools. Still, most people assume that school officials are [...]

College professors should be more involved in K-12 education

College professors should be more involved in K-12 education

BY BRUCE DEITRICK PRICE No school is an island; each school, each sector of education, is connected to the others. Influences will flow between them. It’s reasonable to think a nation’s educational institutions will rise and fall together. College professors may hope they can retreat to an ivory tower, untouched by the mediocrity in our [...]

The Politics of Education; and Why You Need To Take Sides

The Politics of Education; and Why You Need To Take Sides

Bruce Price BY BRUCE DEITRICK PRICE Education is an intellectually convoluted field. Perhaps 100 years ago it was simple. Teachers taught children the 3 R’s, civics, penmanship, geography, all the obvious subjects. That’s long gone. Now, education is a minefield of sophistries, propaganda, and outright lies. A century ago, John Dewey [...]

Common Core Curriculum runs off highway, collides with local schools

Common Core Curriculum runs off highway, collides with local schools

Bruce Price BY BRUCE DEITRICK PRICE One of the more controversial recommendations in the new Common Core standards is that high school seniors concentrate on non-fiction in their reading assignments. Literature is disdained. Just as bad, the recommended non-fiction is the worst sort of non-fiction, being bureaucratic and regulatory in [...]

Education: What Lurks Below The Surface?

Education: What Lurks Below The Surface?

Progressive John Dewey's and his followers plan to "transform America" marks the decline of American education and all that it wrong with it. Bruce Price gives us some practical recommendations on how to provide a superior education for our children that requires parental vigilance and engagement to point our schools and our children in a better [...]