A Nation at Risk

The Reader has my current column up on the website. Its called the Federal School Board.

I’ll confess I’m pretty disapointed in it. First there was the issue of my spell check which wasn’t working. I missed a lot of misspellings especially of words with double consonants which have always been a bugaboo for me. For instance just now I typed mispellings…….missing the miss.

But some of my chronology was also wrong and even the sequence of this topic is a little troublesome. I wrote out a tentative sequence for installments when I began but my 800 word approach and the range of education topics is dangerously random.

I just spent an hour redoing the column but even now I’m not prepared to offer it up as an alternative to the Reader. A better title might have been:

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