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Charter Schools Feb. 15 by Becky Callison and Gayland Hokanson.

To begin – there are good and bad charter schools – the same goes for public schools. Key factors that drive both are good teachers, manageable class sizes, oversight  from local school boards and parents. There are many dimensions to … Continue reading

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How to make America Smart Again July 24th

When America sent people to the moon we were considered pretty smart as a nation. This was considered a “Giant Leap for Mankind”. At that time we were mainly driven by competition from the Soviet Union, which had an excellent … Continue reading

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New ways to think about Education.

We are fortunate to have a lot of teachers at OLLI so this should be a fascinating discussion. I would like all of you to think about several things: What is education? Why is education necessary to have a functioning … Continue reading

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