"Coping with propaganda requires a widespread critical intelligence, which is largely the product of education."
One professor suggests universities shuffle students through their halls, giving them a semblance of prestige, but an education lacking in substance.
Franklin County, Mississippi introduced chess into its curriculum and achieved amazing results.
Only they might not be the values you want the kids to have.
Forget the housing bubble. These graphs show we're heading for some serious problems in the auto and student loan arenas.
FEE's program recently was named by Forbes as a top summer high school program. Mention the word TAKEOUT in your scholarship application!
"If you are reading in order to become a better reader, you cannot read just any book or article."
Despite its small size, Israel is a global leader in technology innovation. This success is attributed to three unique things.
They’re being taught, in too many of their courses, to “oppose existing systems.”
Walter Reed Middle School is one of nine L.A. schools facing potentially steep cuts because of an increase in their white student populations.
Have we gradually shamed little boys into avoiding bold, independent, and enterprising interests?
5 reasons why students today aren't studying the great classics of the past.
"The robust discussion I have always sought to expose my students to doesn’t seem to be worth it anymore."
We the Internet TV's short documentary “Silence U Part 2: What has Yale Become?" is a masterpiece.
Are American classes too easy?
In 1982 a University of Texas student stumbled on a proposed constitutional amendment that was never ratified. So he did something about it.
Have we handicapped many students by removing Latin from schools?
Seventy-five truck drivers in Maine stand to win millions because of a missing Oxford comma in a legal clause.
A case for ditching relativism and returning to absolutes?
Rather than argue with some people, it's probably better to save your breath.
New Poll Shows a Frightening Percentage of Americans Can’t Name a Single Supreme Court Justice (See Graph)
A symptom of the increasing decline in civic and historical literacy?
Cornell West and Robbie P. George protest against close-mindedness and violence in the wake of the Middlebury College riot.
And students are recognizing this... Big Time.
California's new school grading system "grades on a curve and paints a far rosier picture in academics than past measurements."
Professor Lori Isbell weighs in on why her students need continual hand-holding to get through an assignment.
Defective corn kernels show striking similarities to cancer cells, researchers discovered.
Humans tend to be fascinated by arrogant people, but they don’t want to live like them.
The Addis Housewares study found over half of mums just don't have the time to teach their kids domestic know-how.