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Mutual Obligation Makes Us Human

        “No, I don’t want to be obligated,” my father replied without hesitation. The occasion was a 1973 visit with my father to help with some yard work. The task required prolonged digging. The old short spade in the garage meant bending and inevitable back pain.  That would not do. A long […]

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CONTRIBUTOR Don’t Let The Government Take Away Your Public School 12/08/2016 04:18 pm ET | Updated Dec 09, 2016 160 Arthur H. Camins Science Educator, Education Policy Writer. All opinions are his alone. YUKMIN VIA GETTY IMAGES With his selection of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education, Donald Trump has made it clear. He […]

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Haven’t We Done Enough? Must We Have Winners and Losers Even in Education?

There are stark contrasts between the Democratic and Republican candidates for President of the United States across many issues of values, style and substance. However, none of the Democrats have distinguished themselves from their rivals with respect to K-12 education policy by challenging the winners and losers ethos has come to pervade even the education […]

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