Education

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

Over the weekend, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, debuted her garden design for the Chelsea Flower Show. The whole family came along making for some adorable photos.

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

The College Board will now assign an “adversity score” to SAT test takers, “calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from the student’s high school and neighborhood.”

Smart Ways to Make College Cheaper and Better

Smart Ways to Make College Cheaper and Better

For the high cost of college, what do students learn?

Are Yoga and Mindfulness in Schools Religious?

Are Yoga and Mindfulness in Schools Religious?

Yoga and mindfulness could become the fourth “R” of public education. But up for debate is whether the “R” in this case stands for relaxation or religion.

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.

Why Schools Must Stop Relying on ‘Best Practices’ When Teaching Writing

Why Schools Must Stop Relying on ‘Best Practices’ When Teaching Writing

When it comes to writing, American kids just don’t cut it.

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them
A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

All of this talk about free college and student loan forgiveness should lead us to wonder why college costs and debt are rising in the first place.

8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Join Her Sport
Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

If we truly want our children to excel in the adult world, is it time we injected the “Curriculum of Family” into schools, giving parents more time to be an influence on their own children?

 The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

Blurring of the terms "democracy" and "republic" fosters ignorance of the crucial reasons why the founders of the U.S. structured the government as they did.

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

We pay great attention to building leaders. Maybe it’s time to examine and encourage the talents of those people without whom leaders could not exist.

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

Teacher salaries haven’t kept pace with student spending.

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

An Intellectual Takeout Obituary: Aaron Wolf

Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause. 

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

The Eco-Gospel According to Saint Greta

Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.       

The ADHD Overdiagnosis Epidemic Is a Schooling Problem, Not a Child One
Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon

Once upon a time kids didn’t go to preschool. Or kindergarten. And when they did go to the latter, the expectations were much more kid-friendly and age appropriate.

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

The Truth About Georgetown's Vote for Slavery Reparations

It's being used to drive a narrative the media wants to hear.

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

I’m a College Student. Here’s Why I Oppose Socialism.

Do young Americans really know what it means to live under socialism?

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

Teachers Report Increasing Abuse at the Hands of Students

A quarter of teachers report being the objects of student violence and abuse according to a recent survey out of the UK.

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Arizona Case Shows the Difference Between Campus Free Speech and Harassment

Three Arizona students may soon learn a valuable lesson: There’s a difference between exercising your free speech on campus and blocking someone else’s attempt to do the same.

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

The Value of a Self-Directed Summer for Kids

This race to the elusive top is causing many young people to experience severe anxiety, depression, and hopelessness.

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

Research Reveals Teenagers Actually Love the Bard

This counters the idea that teenagers respond poorly to Shakespeare's work.

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Larger Schools May Be Driving Teen Suicide Rates Higher

Perhaps a return to smaller districts and schools would be a wise move for students across the country.

Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

Why Easter Is Called Easter, and Other Little-Known Facts About the Holiday

It is important to point out that while the name “Easter” is used in the English-speaking world.

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