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Charter schools or traditional schools: which is better?

  In response to our recent blog post about the success of one Utah public charter school, we have received requests to produce credible research and data showing whether public charter schools are superior to traditional public schools. In the … Continue reading

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Relief from federal education mandates may be in sight

  We have some good news out of Washington. Utah’s own Rep. Rob Bishop, an educator in Utah’s public schools for 28 years, has introduced a bill in Congress that could exempt Utah and other states from burdensome federal education … Continue reading

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Teaching children in schools: a sacred trust that demands scrutiny

  As I recently gave a presentation to a class of fifth-graders, I was reminded of the sacred trust we place in schoolteachers. When parents send their children off to school, perhaps sometimes reluctantly, they leave their little ones under … Continue reading

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The growing culture against winning

What is this growing culture against winning? Perhaps it’s just Utah. Maybe it’s more widespread. In either case, it seems more and more people are embracing a culture of mediocrity in life, not just sports. Maybe the broader, government-entitlement culture … Continue reading

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