Archive | March, 2011

Constitutions

Why Constitutions Succeed — and Fail          We live in the Age of the Constitution. Ninety-four of the world’s country constitutions—almost half of them, in short—have been written since 1990. And many of those have already been seriously altered or amended since their adoption!        Bahrain got its first constitution ever in 2002. Finland got a […]

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Dumb and Dumber

   Kids Today: Dumb and Dumber?   Are America’s students getting dumber? Well duh! Read the papers, dude! Talk to teachers. Pick up on what people are saying: Test scores are dropping like stones in a well. Illiteracy is rising like a hot air balloon. Textbooks are being dumbed down. Tests are being dumbed down. […]

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