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Op Ed: What Will Your Kids Study on Bill of Rights Day?

This op. ed was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on December 15, 2015. BY ROGER L. BECKETT Today is Bill of Rights Day, commemorating the day in 1791 when the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution were ratified … Continue reading »

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Op Ed: We’re failing American students by failing to teach them properly

This op. ed was originally published in the Connecticut Post on December 15, 2015. BY: ROGER L. BECKETT Here’s a simple three-part quiz: What’s Bill of Rights Day, when is it observed, and why was it created? The answers: Bill … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Board Welcomes Experience and Ideas of Scholar Alum Mindy McLaughlin

Mindy McLaughlin has joined Ashbrook’s Board as its alumni representative. A 2001 graduate of the Scholar program, McLaughlin pursued a political career after graduation. She worked on George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential election campaign, afterwards serving on the White House … Continue reading »

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Local PA teachers help create new “Religion in America” website

This article originally appeared in The Almanac on December 7, 2015. Luke Laboda (Ashbrook Scholar Class of 2004) of Upper St. Clair High School was one of two Pennsylvania teachers recognized for his contribution to a new educational website designed … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Scholar Built “Habits of Excellence” and Changed His Life

At age 25, Sam left his home in the Central Valley of California and made a new home in Ashland, Ohio. He entered the Ashbrook Scholar program, a rigorous undergraduate program at Ashland University. Working 25 or more hours a … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Teacher Works with Students, Veterans to Reenact an Early Vietnam Battle

Dan Reed, a graduate of Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) program, teaches government at Lorain County Joint Vocational School (JVS). “The MAHG program has helped me focus the class on the original documents of our … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Program Inspires Utah College President to Develop Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Course

When Scott Wyatt enrolled in Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) program, he was not trying for a salary bump. “The Master’s would qualify me to earn less at my institution,” he quipped. Wyatt is President … Continue reading »

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A Professor Who Put Teaching First

Peter Schramm didn’t publish much, but he showed countless students how to think. This article first appeared in the September 16 issue of the Wall Street Journal.  By Jason Stevens When I first met Peter W. Schramm, who died last month at … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Executive Director Moderates Town Hall

On September 2 at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield, Congressman Pat Tiberi hosted a Town Hall Meeting Featuring A Discussion On The Iran Nuclear Deal with special guest Ambassador John Bolton, Former Ambassador to the United Nations. The event was held in conjunction with the … Continue reading »

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Gordon Lloyd to Give Constitution Day Lecture

Dr. Gordon Lloyd, Ashbrook Senior Fellow, will speak on the topic of “Madison’s Republic” at the Ashbrook Center’s 17th Annual Robert E. Henderson Constitution Day Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Ashbrook Center. The event, which is free and open to the public, … Continue reading »

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