Education

A more perfect union

A more perfect union
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The United States is an exceptional nation founded on exceptional principles. Our founding was more than a simple political revolt, the Founders waged an ideological revolution—one that ushered in a new epoch—unparalleled in all of human history.

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Education
Public School Discipline:  Equal Opportunity Offenders

Public School Discipline: Equal Opportunity Offenders
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with supporters and critics of an Obama-era directive on school discipline on Wednesday.  Secretary DeVos is considering changes to the directive and possibly repealing the guidelines outlined therein. That 2014 directive, issued jointly by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice, put

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Broward County Schools
March For Our Lives? There is a better way

March For Our Lives? There is a better way
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Today is the day.  March 24th, 2018.  March For Our Lives is happening in over 800 cities around the globe.  Not coincidentally, I was a guest on Cavuto Live on FNC because I have suggested that there is an alternative path which will keep our kids & teachers safe at

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Politics
A Day of Kindness at Wilder Elementary

A Day of Kindness at Wilder Elementary
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Our daughter Alaina Petty attended Wilder Elementary when we live in the Seattle area.  Mrs. Tavener, one of Alaina’s teachers at Wilder Elementary, heard about our call for kindness in the wake of Alaina’s death at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  As a family, we believe

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Culture
Banning Legos

Banning Legos
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John J. Miller writes about Hilltop Children’s Center in Seattle, where two teachers banned the popular children’s toy Legos. Well, actually Legos were banned and then reintroduced. The explanation is really best left to the “experts”–the teachers. In an article published in

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Education