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Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Is College Worth It?: A Former United States Secretary of Education and a Liberal Arts Graduate Expose the Broken Promise of Higher Education, William J. Bennett and David Wilezol, Thomas … Continue reading

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Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief, by Susan Allen, Regnery Publishing. 2013, $16.95 How did Ronald Reagan get the nickname “Dutch”? What was he most proud of … Continue reading

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Back to August 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Jessica A. Hockett, Princeton University Press, 2012, $24.95. Scores of years, tremendous energy, and billions of … Continue reading

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Back to July 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Exiled: Stories from Conservative and Moderate Professors Who Have Been Ridiculed, Ostracized, Marginalized, Demonized, and Frozen Out, Edited by Mary Grabar, Ph.D., Dissident Prof Press, 2013, $12.00. Professors who do … Continue reading

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Back to June 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Bill Ayers: Teaching Revolution, by Mary Grabar, Ph.D., Dissident Prof Press, 2013, $12.00 Many are familiar with Bill Ayers as a member of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and … Continue reading

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Back to May 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The K-12 Implosion, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Encounter Books, 2013, $5.99 The Reagan-era report, “A Nation at Risk,” told us 30 years ago, “If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to … Continue reading

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Back to April 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement, Joseph Murphy, Corwin Publishers, 2012, $34.95 As America stands on the brink of nationalized, federally controlled education under Common Core Standards, it … Continue reading

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Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Common Core: A Trojan Horse for Education Reform, by Orlean Koehle, Small Helm Press Associates, 2012, $18.00 An untried and unvetted fad is being rolled out at all grade levels, … Continue reading

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Back to February 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes, Brion McClanahan, Ph.D., Regnery Publishing, 2012, 272 pp., $19.95 The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes presents an assortment of Americans … Continue reading

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Back to January 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity, Charles LaVerdiere, Editor, Master Books, 2012, $14.99, 343 pp. Although organized education in America started as an endeavor of Christian entities, public … Continue reading