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Bring Back The Draft?

via Thomas E. Ricks, The New York Times In late June, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the former commander of international forces in Afghanistan, called for reinstating the draft. “I think if a nation goes to war, every town, every city needs to be at risk,” he said at the Aspen Ideas Festival. “You make that … Continue reading

Teachers Present ‘Controversial’ Ideas For Longer School Day

via Rosalind Rossi, Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Public Schools should begin the school day with clubs or extracurricular activities to encourage kids to show up on time. It should double the physical education students get — even if it means merely having kids climb stairs or take a brisk walk through the halls. And to ensure … Continue reading


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