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An Urgent Request from the Editors of NEF, New Educational Foundations 7/17/15

New Educational Foundations is off to a great start. Our first three issues together have been downloaded more than 69,000 times to date.

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An Invitation to Participate

VISION. In a top-down era of rubrics, standards, and bureaucracy, and in an unprecedented atmosphere of teacher-bashing, NEW EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS will offer independent and alternative voices. We invite outside-the-box critiques and nonstandard suggestions, ranging from opinion pieces to scholarly articles, for an online refereed journal of ideas and dialogue.

PERSPECTIVES: In this journal we are looking for neither cheerleading nor venting -- those are for blogs. We will neither favor nor reject any ideological bent, since as a group, we, the editors and reviewers of NEF ourselves, represent different, often conflicting commitments to fundamental beliefs.

Trust only those who have the courage to contradict you with respect and who value your character more than your favor.-- Francois deFenelon (1651 - 1715)

INVITATION: So, become a contributor. Send your monograph or letter of interest to Gary K. Clabaugh, Ed.D.".


Roberts Ehrgott, Wade Carpenter, Gary Clabaugh, Richard Phelps, Edward Rozycki