Paul J. Ramsey

Paul J. Ramsey

Paul J. Ramsey is the author of numerous works on the history of immigrant education, including "Bilingual Public Schooling in the United States: A History of America’s "Polyglot Boardinghouse" (2014).

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A kid sits in front of her computer as she does homeschooling at her home as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September 27, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) Views
Monday, February 22, 2021
Politicizing Schools and Science, Again
In the summer of 2020, former President Donald Trump infamously threatened to force the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to loosen its school reopening guidelines and to withhold federal funding from educational institutions that refused to resume in-person instruction. On his first day...
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Trump’s “Dangerous” Thinking
On June 14, 2016, President Obama strongly condemned Donald Trump’s xenophobic comments following the horrific massacre in Orlando, comments that essentially reiterated his earlier calls to ban all Muslims from emigrating to the United States. “We are now seeing how dangerous this kind of mindset...
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Another Round of Fear: Refugees in America
In the wake of the massacre in Orlando on June 12, 2016, the likely Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, again stated that the United States should ban Muslims from entering the country, according to the New York Times .Although the shooter was an American citizen, Trump reiterated (and...
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