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Should our taxes pay for arts education in school?

Students negotiate creation of a lighthouse.

This spring I have had the pleasure of leading a group of children as they worked together twice weekly over a period of a month on a class mural about intertidal zones in seacoast Maine.  As I guided the children last session I was reminded that arts education teaches the 21st century skills that all students need. […]

Students Should Love Their Schools

The United States spends an enormous amount of money developing methods for evaluating whether individual schools are performing well. I think we should spend that money hiring more teachers instead. Honestly, it is relatively easy to tell if a school is good – if it is, the students who attend it will speak of it […]