Reposted with permission by Lynn Stoddard Inasmuch as some legislators are now calling for “higher student performance” before they will allocate more funding for education, why don’t we change graduation requirements so that more Sterling Scholars can emerge? At the present time, our subject-based system of credits and grades allows for only a small percentage […]

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By John Taylor Gatto 2 November, 1998 Reprinted from: Yes Magazine Instead of fitting people into the pigeonholes offered by the economy, how might education help students become self-confident, reflective, and creative adults? Let me tell you about Stanley, a young man I met while teaching in New York City. Stanley only came to school […]

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The Trivium: Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric Dave Mallinak is Pastor of the Berean Baptist Church in Ogden and Superintendent of their Christian private school. Their school utilizes what is called the Trivium which is a classical education tool that emphasizes the grammar, logic, and rhetoric of each subject. As students learn to master these tools […]

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