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Restoring America through Classical Education – Part I

Over the past month, I have had the distinct opportunity to visit the Treasure Valley Classical Academy which opened my eyes as to how we can restore our country. Upon entering this old rehabilitated school in Fruitland, Idaho, I was reminded of the grammar school I attended when I was a child. Upon entering I […]

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Why is Superintendent Ybarra Ignoring Children with Dyslexia?

I feel I have no choice but to write to you. Maybe, this time, you will read a letter? It has become incredibly clear over the past 4 years you have no interest in meeting with me or anyone from the team in Idaho that supports children with Dyslexia. Maybe you will take a few […]

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Public Education is Racist

Public education is racist. Teachers’ unions exert their influence in all fifty state legislatures. Private schools that cost half as much to run on a per student basis, continually score better on fourth grade and eleventh grade reading and math tests. Scores in reading and writing are improving in private schools. The scores in public […]

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School Board Elections November 2nd

“These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.” -Deuteronomy 6:6-7 If nothing is more […]

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IFF’s School Board Candidate Survey Informs Parents, Voters on Critical Education Issues

Published with permission of the Idaho Freedom Foundation Actions of local school boards are currently at the forefront of many parents’ minds. Families and voters all over the country have been angered over school boards’ mask mandates, curricular choices, and unnecessary school closures. Ironically, voter turnout for school board elections is low. Parents who want […]

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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 […]