James V. Shuls

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April 16, 2021

🔒Sandra Stotsky Needs No Defense, Her Ideas Do (Reply to Richard Phelps)

James V. Shuls

Professor Shuls responds to Richard Phelps' critique of his fall 2019 article in Academic Questions, "A Dangerous Belief," in which he critiques some Sandra Stotsky's education re......

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December 30, 2020

Entertaining is Easy, Educating is Harder

James V. Shuls

We should not confuse entertainment with education. Education requires effort, and the tools required to obtain it do not invariably correspond to that which is relaxing or fun.

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September 3, 2019

A Dangerous Belief

Sandra Stotsky and James V. Shuls

A review of two recent books on school reform by James V. Shuls provokes a heated exchange between two prominent scholars over a proposal to significantly widen the federal role in K-12 education.

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