The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System

The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System

by Ron Paul


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ISBN-13: 9781455577170
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 09/17/2013
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 842,335
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ron Paul is a former twelve-term congressman from Texas and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. He has devoted his political career to the defense of individual liberty, sound money, and a non-interventionist foreign policy. Judge Andrew Napolitano once called him "the Thomas Jefferson of our day."

After serving as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force in the 1960s, Dr. Paul moved to Texas to begin a civilian medical practice, delivering over four thousand babies in his career as an obstetrician. He served in Congress from 1976 to 1984, and again from 1996 to 2012. He and Carol Paul, his wife of fifty-one years, have five children, eighteen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Ron Paul, the New York Post once wrote, is a politician who "cannot be bought by special interests."

Table of Contents

Preface: My Experience in Public Schools vii

Introduction 1

Part I The Centrality of Education 9

1 Educating for Liberty 11

2 Educating for Leadership 29

3 Educating for Legacy 41

Part II A Strategy for Educational Reform 57

4 Family-Based Education 69

5 Competition in Education 83

6 Self-Instruction 96

7 Online Education 108

Part III The Ideal School 129

8 What Parents Want 135

9 What Students Need 147

10 What Colleges Want 163

11 The Ron Paul Curriculum 171

Conclusion 190

Some of My Favorite Websites 207

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