Education

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

Claremont McKenna College Says Students Who Disrupted Heather Mac Donald Speech May Face Repercussions

The president of Claremont McKenna College released a statement saying students who violated school policies "will be held accountable.”

Student Achievement: Only as Good as the Books Read in English Class?

Student Achievement: Only as Good as the Books Read in English Class?

A new study suggests that English courses are more influential in regard to future success than we once thought.

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we are suckers for it

Techniques of 19th-century fake news reporter teach us why we are suckers for it

By the 1850s, fake news was so widespread in Germany that it had become its own genre – the “unechte Korrespondenz.”

The High School Kids from Kansas Who Found the Female Schindler
Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

Are we Witnessing a Quiet Revolution in Education?

A wildly popular Idaho education program places money for college and other courses in the hands of middle and high school students.

Should Schools Teach Students to Shoot?

Should Schools Teach Students to Shoot?

One school's experience suggests it wouldn't hurt.

Students asked to Defend Nazis and the Holocaust in Homework Assignment

Students asked to Defend Nazis and the Holocaust in Homework Assignment

Apparently in the environs of Syracuse, New York, genocide isn’t a particularly troubling subject.

Former Yale Student Says He Was Persecuted for a Philosophy Essay that Triggered a TA

Former Yale Student Says He Was Persecuted for a Philosophy Essay that Triggered a TA

A former Yale student accused of sexual misconduct claims he was labeled a 'person of interest' because of a philosophy paper.

The Teen Who Wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times on Stanford Application—and Got Accepted—is Emblematic of a Growing Problem
America’s ‘Hostility to Reading’ - 4 Reasons for it

America’s ‘Hostility to Reading’ - 4 Reasons for it

Noted historian Jacques Barzun said that there are 4 cultural forces that still encourage a hostility to reading in America. 

Prof Explains Why Black Families are Rejecting Public Schools

Prof Explains Why Black Families are Rejecting Public Schools

It is generally assumed that black families are big fans of public schooling, but that assumption is dated.

Socialist Mechanic Schools Agitators Disrupting Charles Murray Speech

Socialist Mechanic Schools Agitators Disrupting Charles Murray Speech

A Charles Murray speech was interrupted again, this time at Villanova. But an old-school socialist arrived and delivered a message to the agitators.

One Simple Reason Boys are Failing

One Simple Reason Boys are Failing

The focus on girls causes us to overlook the ways in which boys are struggling.

Jordan Peterson Shouted Down at McMaster University in Ontario

Jordan Peterson Shouted Down at McMaster University in Ontario

Jordan Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, attempted to speak at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Yet Another Student Thwarted by PC-Police for Distributing Constitution Copies

Yet Another Student Thwarted by PC-Police for Distributing Constitution Copies

Such incidents are the natural outgrowth of a hyper-sensitive society.

‘Discover Islam’ Video an Attempt to Proselytize Public Schoolchildren, New Jersey Moms Say (See Video)
College 'Diversity Council’ Posts Fake Racist Flyers, Stoking Fear and Sparking Outrage

College 'Diversity Council’ Posts Fake Racist Flyers, Stoking Fear and Sparking Outrage

The flyers read: “A Notice to All White Americans. It is Your Civic Duty to Report Any and All Illegal Aliens....America is a White Nation."

College Prof Says he was Fired for not Dumbing Down his Course

College Prof Says he was Fired for not Dumbing Down his Course

Nathaniel Bork, a philosophy teacher in Colorado, was fired after questioning the Community College of Aurora's new "student success initiative."

4 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled By Propaganda

4 Ways to Avoid Being Fooled By Propaganda

"Coping with propaganda requires a widespread critical intelligence, which is largely the product of education."

How Colleges Drag Out Degree Programs Longer than Necessary

How Colleges Drag Out Degree Programs Longer than Necessary

One professor suggests universities shuffle students through their halls, giving them a semblance of prestige, but an education lacking in substance.

Teaching Chess to Kids Spurs Academic Achievement

Teaching Chess to Kids Spurs Academic Achievement

Franklin County, Mississippi introduced chess into its curriculum and achieved amazing results.
 

Companies Want to Teach Your Children Values

Companies Want to Teach Your Children Values

Only they might not be the values you want the kids to have.

Six Graphs that Reveal Big Problems for Student and Auto Loans

Six Graphs that Reveal Big Problems for Student and Auto Loans

Forget the housing bubble. These graphs show we're heading for some serious problems in the auto and student loan arenas.

Learning Opportunities From Our Partners at FEE

Learning Opportunities From Our Partners at FEE

FEE's program recently was named by Forbes as a top summer high school program. Mention the word TAKEOUT in your scholarship application!

Are You on Track to Read the Average Number of Books Before You Die? (See Chart)

Are You on Track to Read the Average Number of Books Before You Die? (See Chart)

"If you are reading in order to become a better reader, you cannot read just any book or article."

3 Things the U.S. Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

3 Things the U.S. Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

Despite its small size, Israel is a global leader in technology innovation. This success is attributed to three unique things.
 

Why College Graduates Still Can’t Think

Why College Graduates Still Can’t Think

They’re being taught, in too many of their courses, to “oppose existing systems.”

California Schools Facing Teacher and Staff Cuts—Because They Got Whiter

California Schools Facing Teacher and Staff Cuts—Because They Got Whiter

Walter Reed Middle School is one of nine L.A. schools facing potentially steep cuts because of an increase in their white student populations.

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