Robert Higgs | Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 11:35 AM PST | Comments Off on Grateful Remembrances of My Government High Schooling
I do not speak Spanish fluently. Indeed, I am often at a loss for the right words, not to mention a proper conjugation of the verbs, and I frequently fail to understand what people say to me. Yet all in all, I am astonished that, living in a part of Mexico where few people...
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Vicki Alger | Thursday November 8, 2012 at 4:32 PM PST | 1 Comment
A dozen ballot initiatives in nine states focused on K-12 education issues. Also making news was the surprise defeat of Indiana incumbent and reformer State Superintendent Tony Bennett by Glenda Ritz, a former teacher backed by the union. Charter schools won big in Georgia and Washington. Georgia voters passed an amendment allowing a statewide...
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