Unpopular Public Schools in Nevada

The Las Vegas Review Journal recently ran an article about a survey of parents in Nevada and their attitudes towards the state’s public education system.  This is crazy: Just 11 percent of Nevada residents who responded to a recent survey on educational issues said they would send their children to public school if they had the freedom to choose any available option . . . … Continue reading Unpopular Public Schools in Nevada

RIP Recess

There was an item in our local newspaper which caught my eye because I thought it was so very odd. The headline was “Recess thrives in Wisconsin”: The national PTA reports many schools in Wisconsin grant 30 minutes for recess during the day, half at mid-morning and half in the afternoon. That’s the maximum allowed by state law. (Emphasis mine.) But nationally, the PTA says … Continue reading RIP Recess