The Army Bets Big On The Future And On Its Soldiers The U.S. Army has withstood a barrage of criticism from defense experts over the past ten years or even twenty years, including from me. The central thrust of these criticisms has been the Army’s difficulty in adapting to changes in [Read More...]
WHEN IS A SAFE SCHOOL NOT A SAFE SCHOOL? Issue Brief Can you name a school you would describe as “persistently dangerous?” You might think so, but according to official education statistics, there are only 38 persistently dangerous public schools in the United States, and these occur only in [Read More...]
Don’t Know Much About History – And Why That Matters Americans don’t know nearly as much about U.S. history as they think they know. But their knowledge of popular culture is off the charts. A new survey commissioned by the non-profit, non-partisan American Revolution Center (ARC) indicated that 80 percent [Read More...]
Increased Use of Psychiatric Drugs in American Schools Issue Brief Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has become the most frequently diagnosed mental health condition among American children. Now, a growing body of research indicates that overdiagnosis of ADHD and overuse of psychiatric drugs, including Ritalin, is a problem in many [Read More...]
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