James V. Shuls

Academic Questions

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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