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Henry V and modern education

As we continue to explore the broad range of approaches that different charter schools bring to preparing students to become engaged citizens and active learners, we thought David Brooks’s recent column in the New York Times on the need for public schools to move away from a one-size-fits-all approach to be pertinent.


The follower problem

In today’s New York Times, David Brooks takes a look at how the monuments we build reflect our national character–and how, given the disappointment of recent monuments (e.g., the World War II, FDR, MLK Jr., and the proposed Eisenhower Memorial), more thought about that leadership would be a good thing.