From the Chairman

COMMON (CORE) CAUSE

These days, the issue of Federal oversight of education, particularly children’s education, has come to the fore as the issue of a country-wide curriculum– “Common Core”– has been debated. There are a few points to be made here that touch, if only peripherally, on the subject of Common Core. First among these is the disinclination […]

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WADDYAWAN?

As we have learned over the years, much of what we teach our students has little directly to do with the rules of grammar, syntax, or vocabulary. In addition to the cultural issues we have talked about here from time to time, we have also to contend with not only what we have to say, […]

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