Millions of people who can read today owe an enormous debt of gratitude to Samuel L. Blumenfeld, America’s foremost apostle of phonics over the past half century.
In yet another scheme by the federal government to usurp an ever-expanding role in childrearing, the Obama administration’s top education bureaucrat, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, called last week for government boarding schools.
That “white masculinity is THE problem for America’s colleges” wasn't the only anti-white comment made by Boston University professor Saida Grundy. Despite this, the school defended her, saying that she was merely exercising “free speech.”
Students' test scores continue to reflect the failure of public education in America. But former U.S. Representative George Nethercutt's solution also fails.