Tuesday’s Collection — Works from Age of Awareness

Selections from the last couple of weeks

Stephen Muskett, M.S.Ed
Age of Awareness
2 min readJun 16, 2023

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Thank you for your patience in delivering this week’s newsletter. We have been diligently working to curate valuable content and address significant topics that impact the field of education. In this edition, we shed light on the importance of organization, the ongoing debate surrounding religious education in public schools, the consequences of privatizing public schools, and the benefits of considering gap years as a student.

We delve into the ever-evolving conversation surrounding religious education in public schools. Explore the diverse perspectives on this contentious topic, considering the constitutional implications, the importance of inclusivity, and the balance between freedom of religion and the separation of church and state. Join the dialogue as we navigate the complexities of religious instruction within public educational institutions.

We analyze the impacts of privatizing public schools, shedding light on the potential consequences for students, communities, and educational equity. Uncover the underlying motivations, explore case studies, and engage in a critical examination of the privatization movement that has gained traction in recent years. Lastly, we explore the concept of gap years, an alternative educational pathway that allows students to take a break between high school and college to pursue personal growth and exploration.

We hope that this comprehensive list sparks insightful conversations and inspires positive change within the education community. Thank you for your continued support.

Selections for the week:

How Giving a Gap Year Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life by Sude Hammal

The Secret Story of Diatomea Feeding Us Guts & Glory Education by Desiree Driesenaar

Nurturing Resilience and Intellectual Diversity: Lessons from “The Coddling of the American Mind” by Thomas O'Grady

From Biblical Teaching To Fighting Over It In Education by Christyl Rivers, Phd.

5 Essential Tips for Long-Lasting Productivity by Zohvib

They’re Trying to Privatize Public Schools. S. Korea Shows Why That’s a Terrible Idea. by Brian M. Williams, JD

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Stephen Muskett, M.S.Ed
Age of Awareness

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