Education

Education Leader Explains 4 Reasons Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

Education Leader Explains 4 Reasons Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

Do you think we would see a drastic improvement in writing ability if we corrected even one of these areas in today’s schools?

Is it Time We Stopped Viewing Schools as the Best Parent?

Is it Time We Stopped Viewing Schools as the Best Parent?

When it comes to school, educators always know best, right?

Millennials Who Borrowed Money to Get a Degree Got Destroyed (See Chart)
Is it Rational to Fear Corporations More than Governments?

Is it Rational to Fear Corporations More than Governments?

It's a pervasive idea in politics, art, and culture.

No, Not Everyone Is Entitled to Their Opinion

No, Not Everyone Is Entitled to Their Opinion

It’s commonly believed today that "Everyone is entitled to their own opinion." What nonsense.

What Parents Can Learn From this 4-Year-Old Reading Prodigy

What Parents Can Learn From this 4-Year-Old Reading Prodigy

The Library of Congress had a special visitor Wednesday: 4-year-old Daliyah Arana.

MLK's Nobel Peace Prize Speech

MLK's Nobel Peace Prize Speech

A speech for the ages.

Penn State Offers Free Psych Counseling as Trump Inauguration Nears

Penn State Offers Free Psych Counseling as Trump Inauguration Nears

Penn State is launching a campaign to help students cope with the stress, anxiety and distress they feel as Trump's presidency nears.

U.S. Judge: Administrators Turning Colleges into 'Surveillance States'

U.S. Judge: Administrators Turning Colleges into 'Surveillance States'

College administrators have turned their campuses into “surveillance” states.

When Warming Up a Car in Winter Becomes a Crime

When Warming Up a Car in Winter Becomes a Crime

A Michigan man's ticketing for warming up his car on a frigid day brings to mind something Bertrand Russell wrote on "petty power."

American Studies All 'Racism, Sexism, and Imperialism' Now, Prof Says

American Studies All 'Racism, Sexism, and Imperialism' Now, Prof Says

A once 'vibrant and useful discipline' has experienced a sad decline, writes Charles Kupfer.

A Neuroscientist Explains Why So Many Children Can’t Read

A Neuroscientist Explains Why So Many Children Can’t Read

Have feel-good practices and culturally sensitive attitudes replaced the factual tools kids need in order to read?

Study: Textbooks Are Super Biased

Study: Textbooks Are Super Biased

A confirmation of what has long been suspected?

 You are here Georgia Tech Prof. Resigns, Cites Politicization of Academia

You are here Georgia Tech Prof. Resigns, Cites Politicization of Academia

A leading climate scientist resigned last week citing "disenchantment with universities, the academic field of climate science, and scientists."

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.

Plato, Descartes and Kant Too White for Univ. Students

Plato, Descartes and Kant Too White for Univ. Students

Students: “White philosophers” should be studied only “if required”--and then only critically.

Why I Love School Choice

Why I Love School Choice

As a parent sending a child off to kindergarten, one realizes it’s a very big deal. 

Former NEA Lawyer: Abolish the Department of Education

Former NEA Lawyer: Abolish the Department of Education

Would we see a change for the better in the nation’s schools if education was placed back in the hands of local communities?

What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About Minimum Wage Laws

What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About Minimum Wage Laws

The economies of the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands tell a common story.

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

Would we see a change of direction in society if more kids were raised in a “chore culture” of hard work and responsibility both at home and school?

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

The apprentice revolution is not just a better way to learn and work. It’s a better way to think and live.

Teacher Explains Why Schools Can’t Produce Well-Educated Minds
Students Don't Need a "Passion," They Need Persistence

Students Don't Need a "Passion," They Need Persistence

Millennials are right to be angry about their schooling.

How to Avoid Pointless Reading

How to Avoid Pointless Reading

We waste a lot of time trying to plow through books without a clear purpose.

College Shouldn’t Be Considered the Only Option for Success

College Shouldn’t Be Considered the Only Option for Success

Pushing everyone toward college can only lead to disillusionment and lost opportunities for both the student and society at large.

Parents Can't Depend on Schools to Teach Virtue

Parents Can't Depend on Schools to Teach Virtue

Too many parents think only of material well-being for their children, while failing to teach them virtue. 

Why Is School Compulsory?

Why Is School Compulsory?

School has nothing to do with freedom.

5 of the Coolest Biblical Archaeology Finds from 2016

5 of the Coolest Biblical Archaeology Finds from 2016

A few interesting discoveries you may have missed this year.

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