compulsory schooling

Request: Compulsory education laws require children to attend a public or state-accredited private school for a certain period of time... virtually all states have mandates for when children must begin school and how old they must be before dropping out.

Randi Weingarten

Leftist political activist and president of America's 2nd largest teachers union, the American Federation of Teachers.

American Library Association (ALA)

oldest and largest library association in the world, with 49,727 members as of 2021 --wikipedia. Currently agitating in support of books banned from grade-school libraries due to sexually explicit content.

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Randi Weingarten leads this politics-first organization in support of eliminating federally mandated standardized testing, among many other radical causes.

National Education Association (NEA)

the largest labor union in the United States... From 1989 through the 2014 election cycle, the NEA spent over $92 million on political campaign contributions, 97% of which went to Democrats --wikipedia.

article: Learning Styles Don't Exist

"teachers should treat each of our students as individuals, but at the same time we should base our teaching practices on the fundamental aspects of learning that are common to all students"

"repetitio est mater studiorum"

Latin: Repetition is the mother of learning


"an American online education subscription platform on which students can access tutorials and lectures pre-recorded by experts in various fields" -- wikipedia

Branch Education (YouTube channel)

in-depth engineering and technology education

The government-funded, state education system in the UK

Request: Are British children getting a good start in life?

presentism, explained by Bill Maher (video)

Presentism is an anachronistic application of present-day perspectives or judgements when describing the past --wikipedia

Minneapolis Public Schools

MPS has been under scrutiny in recent years for COVID protocols, strikes, embracing critical race theory, implementing identity affirming pedagogy, and most recently, race-based layoffs. --request

obtaining a PhD

The range is what is normative for the activity.

Kolbe test

"The Kolbe A Index (Instinct Test)... does not measure intelligence, personality or social style. It measures the instinctive ways you take action when you strive."

The Waldorf Schools

They espouse no particular religious doctrine but are based on a belief that there is a spiritual dimension to the human being and to all of life. --their website