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A pile of money

Invest in Yourself

Now that his son has some money coming in, Dad offers his financial advice: Ignore the recommendations of bankers, the government, and businessmen to save your money. Spend it instead. Spending wisely is more difficult than saving wisely, but its rewards are much greater. ... More
Arial view of Manhattan

New York Street Gets Rockwell Name

A corner of New York City will be co-named Norman Rockwell Place to mark the birthplace of one of America’s most beloved artists thanks to the efforts of a group of high school students and an inspirational teacher. ... More
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The World According to Moe

Instead of attempting to base education on obsessive testing, we should encourage teachers to do what humans have done since the time of Homer: talk, sing, recite! ... More
Rebecca Castillo

Online Testing Doesn’t Work

Remember the days when computers were a passing fad and information was derived from dusty encyclopedias after hours of searching? Me neither. I was born in 1998. By the time I was 14, my teachers stopped asking if we had a computer and Internet available because they had become a necessity. By now, at age […] ... More
McCullough

History Lessons

America is failing to teach its youngest citizens the vital stories of the birth and growth of our nation. What can we do about the problem of ‘historical illiteracy’? An interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough. ... More
History

Save Our Schools!

It’s not a secret American education is in a crisis. David McCullough and Ken Robinson explain what’s wrong and how to fix it. ... More