Education

Harvard Poll Finds that Millennials Basically Live in Bubbles

Harvard Poll Finds that Millennials Basically Live in Bubbles

Do millennials live in ideological bubbles because they feel safe?

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

‘Adulting’ School is Great – If It Happens in Elementary School

Do schools need to go back to teaching basics like cooking to ensure that kids have the tools and responsibility to succeed in the real world?

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

Those who pursue the vocational path aren't dumb; they often possess the very traits employers are looking for.

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Does College Chaos Increase When Schools Fail to Teach this One Subject?

Over the weekend, The Washington Post brought an interesting West Virginia school fight to the forefront.

The Benefits of Delayed Schooling

The Benefits of Delayed Schooling

Mounting evidence shows children benefit in various ways from delayed entry into school systems. 

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

The Bad Manners of the Campus Left (Video)

Lawrence Reed, president of FEE, went to the University of Colorado-Denver to deliver a lecture on Ancient Rome. It didn't go well.

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

During a recent stop in Omaha, Sen. Bernie Sanders said efforts by students to silence conservative speakers signals their own intellectual weakness.

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford Prof: PC Culture is Encouraging Greater Racism

Oxford has now declared it racist to “avoid making eye contact” with others or asking an individual “where they are ‘originally’ from."

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

Repression of speech. Justifying and committing violent acts against speakers you disagree with. Where is all this heading?

This 1890 Australian Homework Book Puts Today’s Students to Shame

This 1890 Australian Homework Book Puts Today’s Students to Shame

Was the owner a "clever child," or were education standards much more rigorous a century ago?

College Libraries are Purging Book Collections. Are They Discarding Thought as Well?

College Libraries are Purging Book Collections. Are They Discarding Thought as Well?

Some campus libraries are removing thousands of titles to make room for more digital study spaces, meeting areas, and even nap pods.

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

Busting the 'Free College' Myth

If one looks beyond the headlines, one will see New York's free tuition program is just another scholarship program.

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

The Berkeley Battles Are a Sign of Things to Come

Berkeley has become a favorite battleground for budding political street warriors.

How Latin is Helping Inner City Youths Strive and Succeed

How Latin is Helping Inner City Youths Strive and Succeed

The Boys' Latin School has revived the dead language and made it a cornerstone in their curriculum for disadvantaged, minority students in Philly.

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Tuition-Free College isn’t Free—But it Does Have Some of the Makings of a Pyramid Scheme

Under the leadership of Governor Andre Cuomo, New York recently adopted a free-tuition scheme.  

Has School Choice Become a Purple America Issue?

Has School Choice Become a Purple America Issue?

School choice is one of only four issues in a new Gallup poll where Democrats and Republicans both indicated approval.

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

Why Do Schools Shut Parents Out of the Classroom?

"Many educators have the view that parents can be nuisances and their school contacts should be limited."

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

Charles Murray Was Just Vindicated by Two Cornell Professors

The protest against Murray seems to be based on hyper-sensitivity rather than rational thought.

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Wellesley Student Paper Defends Censorship... with Horrible Grammar

Apparently, students at Hillary Clinton's alma mater are so focused on political correctness that they're no longer learning basic English grammar.

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

Why an Epidemic of Lonely Children is Upon Us

The British counseling service, Childline, has recently reported an uptick in the number of lonely children. But why?

Thomas Edison Would Have Been Given Adderall Today

Thomas Edison Would Have Been Given Adderall Today

Nancy Edison rejected schooling in favor of learning for Thomas Edison.

How Adjunct College Teaching is Like Slave Labor

How Adjunct College Teaching is Like Slave Labor

Adjuncts average $20-25k per year, receive no healthcare benefits, and usually go without a pension. 

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.

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

How a Campus Kangaroo Court Drove One Student to Suicide

A University of Texas at Arlington student took his own life after he was found responsible for harassment, a charge he vehemently denied.

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Mohammed Cartoon Publisher: The Definition of Tolerance has Changed

Is it possible that this is what is driving the chaos we are witnessing in society?

Are Rights Anything More Than Legal Conventions?

Are Rights Anything More Than Legal Conventions?

Philosophers have debated the nature of human rights since at least the 12th century, often under the name of ‘natural rights’.

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

LA Times Editorial Board: Dear Colleges, Stop Squeezing Free Speech

The Los Angeles Times says colleges should stop squeezing students into 'free speech zones.' 

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

New Reuters Poll Proves That Many Americans Can’t Think for Themselves

It appears that many Americans base their views on whether a particular authority figure holds them.

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