Report from Louisiana: Inside the Common Core Classroom

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  I have just completed year twenty-three as a teacher of sophomore English.  I've been there long enough that people are starting to ask, "How many more years do you have left?", wondering if I am planning retirement one of these days.  I have always said that I would stay as … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Inside the Common Core Classroom

The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc

Abraham Lincoln: One matter further, gentlemen. We fight on their level. With trickery, brutality, finality. We match their evil. I know, James. I was reputed to be a gentle man. But I was commander in chief during the four bloodiest years of my country's history. I gave orders that sent a hundred thousand men to … Continue reading The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc