The history of the Saint Valentine (176-273 A.D.) is hazy and legends vary.
One of the most dramatic events in American history is shrouded in mystery and oddity.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
Wise was he. (So spend five minutes on his couch.)
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Only 18 percent of today's 8th graders are proficient in U.S. history, and barely any could probably pass this test.
As many are discovering, getting a PhD might not have been the best career move.
"All through the history of the West the Greeks have continued to spur innovation..."
One consequence of this subjection of truth to selfishness is the rupture between modern education and traditional virtue.
I wonder how many of the brutes at Middlebury College actually read the works of the man they tried to beat up last week.
A failure to appreciate the humanities must inevitably lead to the dehumanizing of culture.
Arizona lawmaker Paul Mosley joins a growing number of citizens concerned about the rise in forced schooling and the decline in overall competence.
Further thoughts on the indoctrination taking place at a Minnesota elementary school...
They had plenty of ethics - just the wrong kind.
England ditched free college because it only increased inequities between rich and poor.
They seem like prudent steps. The problem is that few universities seem committed to promoting intellectual diversity and tolerance.
Has the diminishment of one part of the First Amendment led to the squelching of another?
Highlands Elementary (MN) students are being subjected to a barrage of curricular offerings focused on race and social justice.
Universal preschool may seem like a positive benefit to parents, but it can limit early childcare choices for many families.
A former public school teacher and supporter has changed her tune: "Everyone who can leave, should."
We’ve flipped things around, shunning memorization and instead asking young children to reason based on their limited experience and feelings.
Unfortunately, today's colleges aren't improving the writing woes of American students.
There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States. Four of them are all male. But that is at least one too many.
Schooling as a forced societal construct is a fairly recent phenomenon.
“Any campus speaker who arouses a protest is at risk of a beating,” says NYU professor Jonathan Haidt.
By exchanging objectivity for the tribal mentality, have universities fallen on their sword and done themselves in years ago without realizing it?
IQ isn't the only way to measure smarts.
A new study from Scholastic gives some revealing information on the state of the nation's reading.