In the latest edition of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis, Charles Murray recently wrote an excellent piece entitled “Do We Need the Department of Education?” adapted from a 2011 speech of his. He notes that the Department of Education didn’t come into being until 1980, but large-scale involvement of the federal government in education dates from 1965. In this piece he delves […]
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From Arthur Koestler’s fascinating autobiography Arrow in the Blue, he describes the crucial reasons for what we do at The Great Connections: “For people who regard mathematics as dry and the sciences as boring, this kind of mentality is difficult to understand. It is a peculiarity of our present civilisation that the average educated person will be […]
We were delighted to read this 5-star review on greatnonprofits.org of RIFI’s The Great Connections Seminar from a TGC parent. The student, Jessica, was a shy, quiet girl with a lot of inner ambition and hidden creativity. Watching her blossom throughout the week was a joy, and hearing about her continued transformation from her mother is deeply gratifying. Jessica’s growth […]
Last fall we received an email message in response to our Report on The Great Connections 2015 Summer Seminar about Derick Ansah, a spectacular student we had the pleasure of having with us last summer. When Derick went back to school that fall, RIFI Founder and President Marsha Familaro Enright received an email from Nawaphon Sittisawassakul […]
On January 24, 2016, RIFI Founder and President Marsha Familaro Enright presented a guest lecture on “The Collectivist Control of Education and What Education Could Look Like in a Free Society” at the Atlanta Objectivist Society. To the packed room of people concerned about the destructive direction of education, Ms. Enright’s presentation generated a stream of great […]
We’re pleased to announce that on Sunday, February 28, 2016, RIFI Founder and President Marsha Familaro Enright will be guest lecturing at The Maryland Objectivist Society on “The Collectivist Control of Education and What Education Could Be Like in a Free Society.” Her talk coincides with the International Students for Liberty Conference (ISFLC) in Washington, […]
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting information about RIFI and The Great Connections Seminar at the 2016 International Students for Liberty Conference (ISFLC) in Washington, D.C. February 26-27 at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel. We’ve been exhibiting at ISFLC for years because we know it’s one of the biggest gathering of students who are passionate […]
RIFI Founder and President Marsha Familaro Enright will be speaking on the collectivists’ control of education in the U.S. on Sunday, January 24th in the Atlanta area. We would enjoy having you join us that afternoon! Please let us know if you have any questions. You can contact Marsha at: email@example.com or call at 773-677-6418. “The Collectivist Control […]
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