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Beyond GW's Cake: Grassroots, Scholastic, and Teaching Truth

Listeners might have heard something, earlier this month, about Scholastic Books’ effort to sell “A Birthday Cake for George Washington” and their eventual decision to eat it instead. 1,041 more words

National Issues

Are educational publishers just in it for the money?

Let me start by saying that I, for one, am passionately concerned about education and schools. I want our books to have a positive influence on schools. 311 more words

Brilliant Publications

Why are assessment books these days horrific?

The culture in Singapore is that tuition lessons and assessment books are a must. It is as mandatory as the clothes that the child wears. Just the other day while I was scouting out the competitor’s textbooks on my day off, I overheard a mother saying “Boy, you’re weak in which subject… 662 more words

Observations

Censorship and Its Lessons, Banned Books and Diversity

I begin with a story from my own education…

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Censorship and its Lessons

I grew up in something of a time warp. 879 more words

National Issues