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Classical Education and the Common Core

“Therefore, we ought to follow what is common”. Thus exhorted the philosopher Heraclitus in the seventh century B.C., and in our own time the governors and education commissioners of 45 states, as well as over 100 Catholic diocesan school systems … Continue reading

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“You Cannot Train Everybody For Everything”

Whatever one may say about our twenty-eighth president’s views about The United States role as promoter of democracy and capitalism and interventionism throughout the world, I think we have to give him full hearted applause for his views on classical … Continue reading

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The Common Core…Uh-Oh….

Suddenly any jocose banter about the Common Core (aka ObamaCore) doesn’t seem so amusing anymore. As a matter of fact, after seeing this video of a friendly looking and intelligent fellow American being abruptly and unceremoniously dragged out of a public meeting, … Continue reading

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Ohioans Against The Common Core

Just as the fifth century B.C. Persian invasion united all Greece against Xerxes and his army of slaves, so too the Common Core- or ObamaCore- appears to be uniting good people throughout the land against the servile educational standards proposed by … Continue reading

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All Hail the Common Core!

Amazing! I thought that public schools could not adopt a curriculum that is any more utilitarian than they already have! But thanks to the new almost universally adopted so-called “Common Core” we can look forward to an even more pragmatic … Continue reading

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