This Week in Literacy: The World Digital Library and the 2009 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

April 24, 2009

This week sees two important events in literacy: On April 21, the World Digital Library was launched by a joint UNESCO-US Library of Congress collaboration. This weekend, April 25-26, the Los Angeles Times holds its 14th Annual Festival of Books. Read the rest of this entry »


The Fallacy of Private School Education

April 23, 2009

There is a common perception that private high schools are better than public schools, by and large.  Read the rest of this entry »

Notes on Earth Day 2009: Turning the Global Economy Upside-Down

April 22, 2009

It has been 39 years since Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisconsin) planted the seeds of environmental consciousness in what would now be Earth Day.  Read the rest of this entry »