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A Hijacked Education System

For many Americans it is clear that our education system has been hijacked, from the teaching of social justice ideology, educating children on subjects in a way that not only causes frustration but distorts the truth, inserting an overlay of social and emotional learning that is superior to learning information that every child needs to […]

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Challenges of Educating Our Children

Branden Durst is a Republican Candidate for Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction President Reagan once said, “Our leaders must remember that education doesn’t begin with some isolated bureaucrat in Washington. It doesn’t even begin with state or local officials. Education begins in the home, where it is a parental right and responsibility.” Unfortunately, politicians love […]

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If you like Communism, You will love Critical Race Theory

The Marxists started critical theory to criticize western culture and capitalism. It complemented their revolution of workers of the world rising up against the capitalists. The Frankfurt School leaders Herbert Marcuse, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer came to America in the 30’s and started implementing Marxism through our cultural institutions of education, media and journalism. […]

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Students Are Responsible for the Student Loan Crisis (Part 3 of 3)

But There’s a Lot More to It Than That This is the final part of a three-part series of articles on the student loan crisis. Part 1 provided an introduction to the subject, explored who is to blame, and offered an overview of the process of performing a cost-benefit analysis of college degrees, the jobs […]

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Students Are Responsible for the Student Loan Crisis (Part 2 of 3)

But There’s a Lot More to It Than That This is Part 2 of a three-part series of articles on the student loan crisis. Part 1 provided an introduction to the subject, explored who is to blame, and offered an overview of the process of performing a cost-benefit analysis of college degrees, the jobs they […]

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Students Are Responsible for the Student Loan Crisis (Part 1 of 3)

But There’s a Lot More to It Than That With the financial effects of COVID-19 reducing enrollment and increasing college costs, and with a potentially record percentage of students seeking student loans, the information in this series of articles may be even more valuable to students. This is Part 1 of a three-part series of […]

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President Trump will Deliver Hope and Change – Not just Promise it

President Trump gave a message of hope at the RNC convention, a message that rings clear with the marvels of our country and the people who helped make it great throughout history. He spoke of a bright future for all its citizens filled with opportunity for anyone who is willing to grab for that brass […]

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Our Schools Need to be Opened

The overwhelming incontrovertible scientific evidence demonstrates that we should absolutely reopen our schools for pre-K to 12th grade and yet the Nation’s second largest teachers union The American Federation of Teachers is encouraging its membership to go on strike should schools reopen. Throughout the entire world and documented in the world’s medical, public health and […]

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Life with Luna more Harm than Good

‘Another Fox in the Hen House’ If you haven’t already read this article from 2015 on common core in the Federalist, it is a must-read for anyone interested in our current education system and how much it is costing us as a state and nation. I was quite involved back then with about 30 conservative […]

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Op-Ed: Can Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?

By Ronald Nate, Ph.D. and Lindsey Zea Idaho laws put clear limits on local governments’ taxing, spending, and regulating ability. As sure as water runs downhill though, local governments push for more money and more control. Here’s an example. Let’s say your local school district needs a new high school. In Idaho, the way it […]

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Education and Class Mobility — They’re not gained through Common Core

We have class privilege in our country and not gender or race privilege. Many of the special opportunities available for upward mobility across classes and generations are not based on wealth or income, or skin color or ethnicity or gender, but rather on the “human capital” of parents and grandparents, and communities, who invest their […]

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Public Education – Feeding the Beast

When will it end? How much is enough? Once again, State Education has its hands in our pockets. Like drilling a well, they won’t stop even when they do hit the ‘gusher‘ of public funding. As a youngster, I was taught that taking something from someone against their will is wrong! Asking for money with […]