Posts by Williamson M. Evers
Williamson M. Evers is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Educational Excellence at the Independent Institute.
After Years of Flat Scores, Idaho Considers Dropping Common Core


Last month Idaho Ed News published an article by Michael Petrilli, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Thomas B. Fordham Institute, urging Idaho to stay with the Common Core national curriculum-content standards. In a sense it is not very surprising that Washington’s beltway actors would want Idaho to stay in their stable of uniform—even if mediocre—national standards. After...
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What To Read About Socialism: A Critical Bibliography


A college-level bibliography on socialism is a vital necessity. I have worked with campus classical-liberal, conservative and libertarian groups for decades, most recently serving as the faculty advisor for Stanford College Republicans. This reading list for college students is highly relevant in light of the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, the turmoil in...
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