The Art of Education Success

There’s a great article on the Washington Post opinion page today by Nick Rabkin and Robin Redmond about something I’ve been saying for a long time: the way to improve schools is not to cut back, dumb-down, or ‘stick to the basics.’ No, the way to improve schools is to actually challenge the students and to keep things interesting!

Imagine that.

And it even seems to be working in poor, inner-city schools that some thought were hopeless.

Scott Bradford has been putting his opinions on his website since 1995—before most people knew what a website was. He has been a professional web developer in the public- and private-sector for over twenty years. He is an independent constitutional conservative who believes in human rights and limited government, and a Catholic Christian whose beliefs are summarized in the Nicene Creed. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from George Mason University. He loves Pink Floyd and can play the bass guitar . . . sort-of. He’s a husband, pet lover, amateur radio operator, and classic AMC/Jeep enthusiast.