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The Pragmatic Approach to Learning (and Why It’s Ineffective).

Brock Burnett

March 9, 2015

A huge concern within our government is how to handle public education. From No Child Left Behind to Common Core, there has been no lack of new plans, but to solve this pervasive problem, the government might need to reevaluate...

Kansas Passes Education Bill

Emily Beiter

April 10, 2014

On April 6th, Kansas state lawmakers passed a new education finance bill. Led by conservative senators, the bill consists of a few main parts. $126 million spent toward bridging finance disparity gaps in school funding Removes due process for ...

Asking Erker

Amanda Berck

November 22, 2013

I sat down with our newest art teacher Mr. Erker to ask him some information about his life. Q:Erker… that’s an odd name, how do you pronounce it? A:  Just like how its spelt, Erk-er. Q: Where did you grow up? A:...

Unschool Yourself

Unschool Yourself

November 20, 2011

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