Education

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

Homeschooling, Socialization, and the New Groupthink

If your goal for your children is a lifetime of government work, then by all means send them to public school: the bigger, the better.

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Should School and Sports Part Ways?

Students of all types – athletic or academic – might benefit for these reasons.

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

NYU Prof Laments Lack of Ideological Diversity on College Campuses

"Most people are horrified by what's going on in the universities."

Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

Why Philosophy Should Be Part of the K-12 Curriculum

As philosophy professor Matthew Lipman realized, college was a little late in life to learn to think properly.

This is What Happens to Students When They Read the 'Great Books'
Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Should the Education System Embrace 'Subsidiarity'?

Subsidiarity calls for decision-making power and responsibility to be held at the lowest level..

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

Are Standardized Tests A Necessary or Unnecessary Evil?

A balanced approach to the opt out movement.
 

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

‘Fair and Equitable’ Discipline Policies: Unfair to Most Students?

“As soon as you duplicate the conditions of the public school system, you’re gonna duplicate their results."

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

5 Keys to Educational Success in the 19th Century

How did the Ingalls girls get such a stellar education?

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

Can a Parent Hold Down a Job and Homeschool at the Same Time?

3 ways in which some parents are doing just that.

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

Why It's Good to Mark Up Books

As some of the greats have recognized, it's an important accompaniment to reading.

College-Educated Women Can't Find Good Men
5 Habits That Propelled Rockefeller to Fame and Fortune
What They’re Reading in Ivy League Schools
Parents Are Paying $180/Hr for THIS?!?

Parents Are Paying $180/Hr for THIS?!?

Learning common sense comes with a hefty price tag these days. 

5 Reasons to Go Back to One-Room Schools

5 Reasons to Go Back to One-Room Schools

Recent developments show Americans starting to think outside the education box.

Report Says British and American Students Have Low Basic Skills

Report Says British and American Students Have Low Basic Skills

Time for schools to go back to basics?

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

Thomas Paine: School Choice Supporter?

School choice is hardly a modern idea dreamed up by the religious right.

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

Teaching Humane Literature in High Schools

A principal purpose of studying literature is to give us all a common culture.

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Medical Doctor: 3 Ways to Avoid Raising Disrespectful Brats

Parents need to take back the authority they have turned over to their children.

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

School: No more Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas

An elementary school has canceled them all to determine if they’re oppressive

Study: Girls Show Achievement Gains In Single-Sex Schools

Study: Girls Show Achievement Gains In Single-Sex Schools

Shying away from single-sex education may be a step in the wrong direction.

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

Failure to Teach Cursive is Becoming a ‘Security Issue’

"Many Big Apple students... can’t even sign their own names."

You Can Judge a School by Its Book List

You Can Judge a School by Its Book List

Here are 4 criteria of a good one

Those with Student Loan Debt: Do They Only Have Themselves to Blame?

Those with Student Loan Debt: Do They Only Have Themselves to Blame?

Samual Garner has $200,000 in student loan debt, and he's not a doctor or a lawyer.

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

Long-lost Beatrix Potter Tale Uncovered

But will the modern cartoon drawings ruin Potter's style?

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