Jack Jennings

Can Boys Succeed In Later Life If They Can’t Read As Well As Girls?

March is national reading month -- and a good time to focus on some rather bleak news about the reading gap between boys and girls. From elementary through high school, males are reading at lower levels than females. This doesn't bode well for future job opportunities...

read more

Get the Federal Government Out of Education? That Wasn’t the Founding Fathers’ Vision

Last fall on the campaign trail, Mike Lee, Utah's new Tea-Party-backed senator, boldly asserted that: "...Congress has no business regulating our nation's public education system, and has created problems whenever it has attempted to do so." Other Tea Party candidates...

read more