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A test for lawmakers:

In the next few weeks, the Indiana Department of Education will release the results of the new ILEARN assessments administered this...

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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A running start

The first “political” memory I have was seeing JFK drive through our little town of Canfield, Ohio. In our family, there...

August 22, 2019 1:00 am


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Politics over science

The U.S.-China trade war seems to be never-ending. Not reaching the daily headlines, however, are the several ways this war is seeping...

August 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Democracy will not die if we don't let it

Democracy's premise is that ordinary citizens can make solid decisions on complex issues. But this basic principle and the structure of...

August 19, 2019 1:00 am


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US interests lie with Hong Kong protesters

On Tuesday morning, half a world away, my family and I rolled our bags past a pile of signs and leaflets strewn around a dozen people...

August 18, 2019 1:00 am


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A true public education

In 1996, I was a fifth grade teacher. I was invited to attend a rigorous summer institute for educators on the U.S. Constitution and...

August 18, 2019 1:00 am


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A good rule that applies to our lives in general

Sometimes you can have too many of one thing – like presidential primary candidates, for instance. You can have too many...

August 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Late-night laughs

Seth Meyers

August 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Reasons for CELEBRATION

“If only time could stand still.”

August 16, 2019 1:00 am


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'Tyranny of anxiety'

America's politicians are scrambling to offer their versions of substance in response to the continuing invasion of gun violence laying...

August 14, 2019 1:00 am


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New school year calls for fresh start on guns

Across Fort Wayne this week, children and youth will go back to school. Parents will take the obligatory first-day-of-school picture,...

August 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Hoosier hostility toward seasonal workers' children heartbreaking

In light of the recent events in El Paso, Texas, I feel compelled to share a recent experience working with Mexican migrant and seasonal...

August 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Farmers on front lines in climate war

Climate change can be a scary topic, conjuring up images of extreme weather for some and extremely big government solutions for others.

August 12, 2019 1:00 am


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One man's moments of valor enshrined in history

This morning, I was reading The Journal Gazette for Audio Reading Service, a service provided by the Allen County Public Library for the...

August 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Truth of Trump hardly fake news

Props to Byron Thompson in his Aug. 1 op-ed piece (”Self-inflicted wounds”) for his attempt to explain and justify Donald...

August 11, 2019 1:00 am