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Expert: 'Focus on Diversity' Is Causing British Universities to Decline

Expert: 'Focus on Diversity' Is Causing British Universities to Decline

British universities have slipped in world rankings

Schools Might Want to Reconsider the Push for Devices in the Classroom
What C.S. Lewis Thought of Testing

What C.S. Lewis Thought of Testing

Remarkable insight from the past on a trending issue.

Test Scores in Trinidad Skyrocketed After This One Simple Change

Test Scores in Trinidad Skyrocketed After This One Simple Change

It might not be fashionable, but it’s hard to argue with the results.

An Auschwitz Survivior's Search for Meaning

An Auschwitz Survivior's Search for Meaning

Much can be learned from Viktor Frankl, a Jewish psychiatrist from Austria who spent three years in concentration camps.

3 Things U.S. Schools Can Learn from Finland

3 Things U.S. Schools Can Learn from Finland

Given their student success rate, is it possible that they’ve discovered a paradigm from which American schools could benefit?

Would Math Scores Improve if Schools Taught Logic?

Would Math Scores Improve if Schools Taught Logic?

"Math is simply a matter of stating the terms of your argument and then defending those statements using logic."

The Woman Who Warned the World about Hitler

The Woman Who Warned the World about Hitler

The "Tory rebel" lost her seat in Parliament for her opposition to Neville Chamberlain, but was vindicated by history. 

Audrey Hepburn on Life under Nazi Occupation

Audrey Hepburn on Life under Nazi Occupation

"It’s worse than you could ever imagine.” 

Should U.S. Schools Encourage a ‘Gap Year’?

Should U.S. Schools Encourage a ‘Gap Year’?

There might be more benefits to taking a year off between high school and college than we realize.
 

10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

10 Ways to Avoid Picky Eater Syndrome

For many parents, the most traumatic family battles are fought at the very place which should be a place of harmony and connection: the dinner table.

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Why European Children Are Less Noisy Than American Children

Europeans and Americans treat public places very differently. 

Should Children Have Rights?

Should Children Have Rights?

Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?

U.S. Schools Using Greek and Latin to Boost Reading Skills

U.S. Schools Using Greek and Latin to Boost Reading Skills

One elementary school began teaching Greek and Latin word roots and saw interesting results...

The ‘Haunted’ Baby Craze in Thailand

The ‘Haunted’ Baby Craze in Thailand

Why are Thai women carrying around fake kids? And are they really haunted? 

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

According to the CDC, suicide rates are higher than during the Great Depression.

Why Will and Kate Dress Their Kids in Traditional Clothing
When Americans thought hair was a window into the soul

When Americans thought hair was a window into the soul

Hair used to be a huge deal to people.  

Tocqueville: How Individualism is a Sign of Equality

Tocqueville: How Individualism is a Sign of Equality

When it comes to an emphasis on the individual, Americans lead the pack.

The Reason Why Universities Don’t Give Their Students Challenging Texts

The Reason Why Universities Don’t Give Their Students Challenging Texts

By avoiding difficult texts in our colleges and universities, have we tossed out the opportunities to create many real “geniuses”?

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Is America Ripe for a Dictator?

Here are the conditions that have given rise to dictators in the past.

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

Norway’s Children Are Being Taken from Their Homes

For most parents the thought of Child Protective Services showing up on the doorstep is terrifying.

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

It's a way we can actually make a difference.

A New Way to Remedy American Students’ Ignorance of History?

A New Way to Remedy American Students’ Ignorance of History?

According to a study released several years ago by the Anti-Defamation League, “half of the people in the world have never heard of the Holocaust.”

Germany’s Student Right in the 1920s Was Just Like Today’s Student Left
Bonhoeffer on the ‘Stupidity’ That Led to Hitler’s Rise

Bonhoeffer on the ‘Stupidity’ That Led to Hitler’s Rise

Americans today might do well to heed Bonhoeffer’s warning.  

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.

Profile in Courage? The last words of a Russian Commando

Profile in Courage? The last words of a Russian Commando

A Russian officer, surrounded by ISIS, calls in an airstrike to take them out ... and himself.

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