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Citizen or Subject? My Letter to the Governor

written by Todd Beach   Late last week, Governor Mark Dayton contacted the president of the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies, asking her to solicit members for their…

Let’s Fix the Schools—Really!

written by H. Michael Hartoonian The media appears fond of parading out pundits and “experts,” exclaiming that our public schools are a mess and need fixing. A high…

Kindergarten and Finnish Lessons

written by Todd Beach Have you ever read the book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten?  The author, Robert Fulghum, composed a poem of…