Monthly Archives: May 2013

To Strengthen Public Education, Democrats Should Advocate Transformation, Not Reformation

Our monthly meeting of the South of Dayton Democratic Club is this evening at 6:00 at the Wright Library in Oakwood. On the agenda is indicated time for a brief discussion of some of the ideas in my book, Public … Continue reading

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Transforming Industrial Age Schooling To Authentic Education — A Very “Wicked Problem”

Trace Pickering in the April edition of the F.M. Duffy Reports, says the reform of public education is not sufficient, that what is needed is transformation. Much of what he says resonates with the point of view I develop in … Continue reading

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Using the NKS To Evaluate President Obama’s Ohio State Commencement Speech on Citizenship

A revealing scale by which to judge goals and speeches that lately I’ve been applying is what might be called the North Korean Standard (NKS)— as in: Could this proposal for school reform be made by the Educational Ministry of … Continue reading

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