Commentary: A Half-Century Later, Cities Still Suffer the Economic Effects of the 1968 Riots Sparked by Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

by Joe Carter   This month marks the 50th anniversary of the riots that began in 1968 after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The riots—sometimes referred to as the Holy Week Uprising or King assassination riots – spread through 110 cities across the United States. As historian Peter B.…

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Commentary: A Bold Vision for Education

For the first time in history, children have new and different ways of acquiring and accessing, deciphering and digesting information instantly. Children are now contributors, not just copiers, of existing knowledge.

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Commentary: Alinsky is Dead, But I Feel Pretty Good

I have often believed there is too much politics in public education, and that has hurt public education. Honestly I would resent having to support a political candidate because of a political label or designation, or an endorsement by an organization in which I was a member.

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