Edwin Benson

About Edwin Benson

Edwin Benson has taught high school history for thirty-three years. Since 2002, he has taught at North Harford High School in Harford County, Maryland. Mr. Benson holds an M.A. degree in U.S. Business and Economic History and an M.S. in Educational Leadership. He is the author of the recently published Can America's Schools be Saved?

What Is a Progressive?

By |2019-02-26T17:49:56-06:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Catholicism, Christianity, Culture, Morality, Progressivism|

For many ethical progressives, there is an absence of active malice. They are most likely to see their own condescension as a kind of empathy for the less fortunate. Their goal is to help the poor and working classes escape the forces that progressives see as oppressing the poor and powerless… For those of us [...]

How John Dewey Destroyed the Souls of Our Children

By |2018-01-18T22:56:58-06:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Education, Intelligence, Liberal Learning|

If John Dewey’s theories had been accurate, it should have been the beginning of a bright new age of understanding. Instead, the world of the young has become uglier and increasingly self-centered… The story of American public education begins with Horace Mann. It was Mann who popularized the idea that American schools should teach all [...]

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