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  • What Should Personal Responsibility in Education Mean?

    Written by Rhonda Nordin, Mitch Pearlstein, Barry Casselman, Paul J. Gessing, Jake Haulk, Stephen B. Young, Prof. Laurence D. Cooper, John C. “Chuck” Chalberg, Larry Purdy, Catrin Wigfall, Heather Mac Donald, Jason Adkins, Jon Bacal, Frank B. Cerra, John A. Charles, Jr., Nicholas Eberstadt, Sondra Erickson, Todd R. Flanders, Liv Finne, Katherine Galligan, Haben Ghebregergish, Mark C. Gordon, Dan Hall, Dave Kornecki, Ken Lewis, George W. Liebmann, Roy Magnuson, Walter Cortina Martinez, Geoffrey Maruyama, Bryce McNitt, Bob Osburn, Elliot Polsky, Fred Senn, Glenn T. Stanton, Chong Thao, Bob Wedl, David Weerts, J. D. Wright, Shawn Yates, Jim Daly and William J. Doherty on Mar 10 2020


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  • Grasping and Reducing Poverty in Minnesota: Essays in Celebration of John Brandl’s Uncommon Quest for Common Ground

    Written by Mitch Pearlstein, Dane Smith, Stephen Young, Angelica Klebsch and Laura Bloomberg on Nov 27 2018

    FOREWORD Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D. Dean Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota Fifty years ago, and just shortly before his assassination, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King launched ...

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  • Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree: A 2017 Review in 30 Eclectic Blogs and Commentaries

    Written by Katherine Kersten and Mitch Pearlstein on Mar 18 2018

    Foreword John H. Hinderaker President Center of the American Experiment Center of the American Experiment officially launched its “Great Jobs Without a Four Year Degree” project in April 2017. The...

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  • Why are we in such a hurry for our little kids to grow up?

    Posted by Kim Crockett on May 10 2018

    May 3,2018 Minneapolis Star Tribune  Legislators should stand up to Gov. Dayton’s push for universal pre-K, aka “free child care,” which is wasteful and misguided. The state Legisl...

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  • Approaching college in a spirit of craftsmanship

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on May 24 2017

    As routinely admitted this time of year by seemingly everyone who has ever slow poked in a flowing gown under a shaky cap, they don’t remember a single thing said by keynote speakers at their gradua...

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  • No Thug Left Behind

    Posted by Katherine Kersten on Feb 07 2017

    Obsessed with “racial equity,” St. Paul schools abandoned discipline—and unleashed mayhem. In the Obama years, America’s public education system embarked on a vast social experiment that threa...

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