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  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Horace Mann

    05/24/2020 1:54:42 PM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 5/24/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Horace Mann. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Horace Mann was an American educational reformer and Whig politician known for his commitment to promoting public education. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on the bottom half (answer...
  • A lot to A.N.S.W.E.R. for

    05/05/2003 11:12:38 AM PDT · by yonif · 24 replies · 557+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May. 1, 2003 | Edward Grossman
    Israel-bashing figures prominently in 'teach-ins' where San Franciscans seek a flavor of the Vietnam era Let's admit it - San Francisco is gorgeous, and deserves its name as the capital of resistance to what the US is trying to do in the Middle East. After all, while other places from coast to coast had rallies and marches before and during Operation Iraqi Freedom, only there were thousands "hauled off by the pigs" for blocking the financial district, and only there was there a rally and march almost every Saturday for weeks and weeks until Saturday, April 19. But were all...
  • Elite School Acknowledges Decades Of Sexual Abuse

    05/26/2013 4:58:41 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 May 2013 | William Bigelow
    Horace Mann School, the elite Horace Mann prep school in the Bronx, has apologized for sexual abuse committed by its teachers and administrators between the years 1962 and 1996. But the school, which has said it will create an advisory panel on student safety, appoint one of the victims to the Head of School Committee that advises the board of trustees, and release the school's report of the sexual abuse committed by its employees, has refused to do one thing that the victims have asked for: support an independent investigation into the abuses. Joseph Cumming, a former victim, said, “The...
  • A Contrarian View of Horace Mann (Public Schools)

    11/30/2004 3:54:37 AM PST · by Straight Vermonter · 33 replies · 1,589+ views
    U.S. Freedom Foundation via ^ | 11/26/04 | David W. Kirkpatrick
    Horace Mann (1796-1859) has been termed "the father of the American common school." His efforts are generally praised. From New England to California schools are named after him (and an insurance company.) If his influence is not debatable, the basis for the praise is. History is written by the winners and most of the compliments come from public educators who, of course, benefit from his efforts. In addition there is the sheer repetition of favorable comments. As Mann himself once said, "If an idiot were to tell you the same story for a year, you would end by believing it."...