Education

Used Bookstores Experiencing a Revival

Used Bookstores Experiencing a Revival

It’s encouraging to hear that there are still some folks who are seeking to feed their minds and expand their thinking.

Neuroscientist: U.S. High Schools Are Too Boring for Students

Neuroscientist: U.S. High Schools Are Too Boring for Students

Adolescent brains are primed for learning, but U.S. high schools aren't taking advantage of the opportunity.

Homeschooling on the Rise Both in the U.S. and Elsewhere

Homeschooling on the Rise Both in the U.S. and Elsewhere

Given the state of the public schools, such a dramatic flight shouldn't be a surprise.

10 Quotes from the Education System's Most Infamous Critic

10 Quotes from the Education System's Most Infamous Critic

He's the former New York State Teacher of the Year.

Wow! This College's Curriculum is VERY Impressive!

Wow! This College's Curriculum is VERY Impressive!

If you’re going to focus on the liberal arts in college, you might as well do it right.

Why Rereading Books is So Important

Why Rereading Books is So Important

It can play a crucial role in one's intellectual growth.

The Educational Value of Shame

The Educational Value of Shame

For most of human history, not only schools but societies have depended on the educative power of shame.

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

Something that students and employers alike need to consider.

Two-Parent Households at an All-Time Low

Two-Parent Households at an All-Time Low

Should Americans once again embrace the value of the two-parent family?  

Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Scientists Still Need to Study the Liberal Arts

Modern education tends to focus on STEM to the exclusion of the liberal arts. 

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

Public school asks students to sing ‘Allahu Akbar’

There is no value-neutral education. What's the solution?

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

Professor Tells Parents: “You Are Being Played”

"There is no real education anymore, but I still have to create the impression that education is happening."

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

Educator: Young Children Need Conversation, Not Preschool

If early childhood educator Erika Christakis is right, politicians may want to put a hold on the preschool push.

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

Some Books Are Meant to Be STUDIED Not READ

If you want to become familiar with many of the great books, they’re going to make you work for it.

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

Good Grief! Public School “Neutralizes” A Charlie Brown Christmas

The school district’s superintendent noted that the play was “modified to neutralize all views.”

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Is a Social Justice Curriculum One-Sided?

Should teachers promote social justice in the classroom?

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"Sentimentality": Is It Screwing Up Education?

"It leaves many children unable to read properly and perform simple calculations."

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Social Promotion in U.S. High Schools Reaches an All-Time High!

Is it right to graduate students when they're not truly prepared?

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

Here Are Some REAL Ways to Avoid Massive College Debt

It beats 30 years of indentured servitude. 

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe to Bernie Sanders: "WTF!?"

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Are people tired of the "War on Christmas" in public schools?

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

The more diversified high school curriculum has made students jacks of many trades but masters of none of the basics.

Yikes! One-Third of Americans Can’t Name ANY First Amendment Rights
Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Are bureaucrats increasingly tying the hands of good teachers and hindering them from effective teaching?

American students don’t know history

American students don’t know history

It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Do we need to re-evaluate the controlled, institutionalized approach we have employed toward education and other childhood activities?

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

How do we restore order and handle such glaring discipline issues in our schools?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

The assault of a teacher at a St. Paul high school is cause for concern.

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