Eric Wearne

January 27, 2014

Creative Schooling

This week is National School Choice Week, and while events around the country in support of this effort continue to grow, American schooling continues, in many […]
December 6, 2013

10 Reasons Conservatives Should Love (or at least care about) Soccer

The groups for the 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil, were announced Friday.  The U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) drew Ghana, Germany, and Portugal, […]
October 10, 2013

Serenity. Now.

In the science fiction movie Serenity, the follow up to the too-soon-cancelled TV show Firefly, the hero, Captain Mal Reynolds, is being pursued by an assassin […]
September 13, 2013

What Do Parents Want in a School?

The Thomas B. Fordham institute recently published an interesting study about American parents.  Many education reports focus on test score-based accountability.  This paper is different in […]
September 4, 2013

Mere Creatures of the State?

This past Thursday, German police forces raided a private home at 8 o’clock in the morning and removed four children from their parents.  According to a report, “The […]
August 20, 2013

One Test to Rule Them All?

“I gave you the chance of aiding me willingly, but you have elected the way of pain.” – Saruman, The Fellowship of the Ring The state […]
August 13, 2013

Who Needs Subsidiarity: A Primer on Common Core

{Please welcome the first post by guest contributor Eric Wearne. -Ed.} As each new school year comes along, most states are moving further in trying to […]