To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith.
Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools.
Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide.
Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority.
Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
I am just an ordinary Catholic.
Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire.
Maggie Gallagher — quotes and aphorisms
Charter schools have a far higher proportion of teachers who are not certified.
Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all.
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.