Jamie Gass
Jamie Gass
Jamie Gass directs the Center for School Reform at Pioneer Institute, a Boston-based think tank.
Reading Jules Verne This Summer Could Introduce Children To Endless Worlds Of Adventure

As vacation begins, decades of K-12 education research tells us that summertime is when the academic paths of higher- and lower-performing students most radically diverge.

70 Years Ago, George Marshall Announced His Plan To Rebuild A Devastated Europe

Far too few American kids learn about the world wars, the Marshall Plan, the Cold War, or stellar military leadership.

The Great Statesman Cicero Presides Over The Ides Of March Forever

The Ides of March on March 15, 44 B.C., is among the most important dates in the political history of Western civilization.

Black History Is American History, And It Shouldn’t Last Only One Month

Human chattel slavery is found throughout history. The slave trade uniquely embodies Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s view that we all share ‘a single garment of destiny.’

70 Years Since The Nuremberg Trials, We’re Abandoning Our Pledge To ‘Never Forget’

Drawing moral courage from Holocaust survivors, we should hold all education officials accountable for teaching the historic lessons of our civilization.

Here’s To Agatha Christie, Queen Of The Whodunit

Only the Bible and Shakespeare have sold more than Dame Agatha Christie. Today would have been her 125th birthday.