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Teacher: Busy Work is Killing Love for Reading

Teacher: Busy Work is Killing Love for Reading

Miller’s observation is plain and simple common sense.

Diversity Can Inhibit Learning and Cognitive Growth, Study Says

Diversity Can Inhibit Learning and Cognitive Growth, Study Says

A new study published in the Journal of Higher Education challenges diversity’s vaunted status. 

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Harris spent time researching homeschooling, which she ultimately decided was the best direction for her family. Unfortunately, the state disagreed.

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Why We Should Stop Drugging Our Kids

Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

The FDA Carefully Manipulates the News You Receive

Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news".

Judge Sentences Teens to Read Books to Pay for Crimes

Judge Sentences Teens to Read Books to Pay for Crimes

Until kids start learning to read and think for themselves, they'll simply be swept up in the emotional and uncontrolled trends in society.

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

Campuses Should Resist Canceling Controversial Speakers

College officials who cave to demands to cancel controversial speakers do a disservice to their student bodies.

 

Hans Rosling, R.I.P.

Hans Rosling, R.I.P.

He was an intellectual giant and, more importantly, a true humanitarian.

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

The Unhinging of the Academic Left: History, Hate, and Hysteria

Most people know by now that campuses are fortresses of leftist groupthink. Less well known is  how extreme these views really are.

Gridlock Increases Domestic Violence, Study Claims

Gridlock Increases Domestic Violence, Study Claims

A pair of researchers found that traffic jams don't just waste time and fuel, they actually precipitate domestic violence.

Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

Study: Cohabitation Far Less Stable for Children Than Marriage

 Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

5 Causes of the Civil War (Besides Slavery)

With talk of secession heating up, a look back on the causes of America's (first?) Civil War.

A Catholic Priest’s Observations on Islam—in 1851

A Catholic Priest’s Observations on Islam—in 1851

He had some frank remarks about the treatment of Muslim women. 

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Claims that crime and murder rates are at historic highs run counter to the facts.

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture Cannot Be Condoned By Civilized Nations

Torture contributes to a downward spiral of retaliation into barbarism.

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

The NEA's 14 Principles--From 1908

Their stance on the Bible and morality is a bit shocking.

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Happy 150th Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder

One hundred-fifty years later, the small details and great themes of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life still matter.

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

This Overlooked Statistic May Explain America’s Education Problems

It’s often said that America’s education system hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. But one change might be contributing to academic decline.

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

Battling Porn With Virtue Education (and Common Sense)

According to recent estimates, the average age at which boys now begin use of Internet pornography is 11.

Our So-Called 'Tolerant' Society Is Actually Very Dogmatic

Our So-Called 'Tolerant' Society Is Actually Very Dogmatic

Our society requires us to believe in quite a lot of things, and there are penalties if you don't. 

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

Should Teachers Have a Working Knowledge of the Constitution?

How can we expect the next generation to run the country if their teachers don't even know how it works?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Should we Subsidize Universities that Restrict Free Speech?

Are taxpayers, students, and parents subsidizing the violation of fundamental constitutional rights? If so, why should they?

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

James Fenimore Cooper's 1838 civics primer might come in handy in the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings.

Immigration Lessons for President Trump from Thomas Aquinas

Immigration Lessons for President Trump from Thomas Aquinas

There has been much discourse on what responsibility Christians have to immigrants and refugees seeking new homes.

Is Today’s Chaos Actually the Fruit of ‘Equality’?

Is Today’s Chaos Actually the Fruit of ‘Equality’?

The increased visibility and demands for equality may actually be a sign that these groups have achieved what they seek.

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

Is Tribalism the Worst Idea in History?

My student, the color drained from his face, explained that a blood feud had just begun that would continue for generations.

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

Why a College Democrat Activist Left the Party

It has to do with the great irony between the words and actions of the Democrat party.

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

Student Disrespect Takes Down Another Teacher

In case one needed further evidence that American schools are in chaos, the video below will put any doubts to rest.

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