The 2020 elections will afford us the chance to pass judgment on the immediate threat to our democracy posed by the intelligence agencies, the Democratic party, and the media in their grab for power through a bastardized impeachment process. But no such opportunity exists for us to deal with the most serious, most fundamental threat to our way of life, namely our thoroughly rotten educational establishment.
The problem has been festering for decades, and keeps getting worse.
July’s State School Board meeting was an emotional one for members of the Teaching, Leading and Learning Committee. Riverside Local School District presented the incredible reading gains its elementary students have been making. According to board members, the teachers and staff were understandably excited as they shared what a difference…
by Jon Henschen Throughout grade school and high school, I was fortunate to participate in quality music programs. Our high school had a top Illinois state jazz band; I also participated in symphonic band, which gave me a greater appreciation for classical music. It wasn’t enough to just read…