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The Pushback Against Preschool

The Pushback Against Preschool

Would more parents be better off simply conducting “preschool” at home?

Survey: Most Parents Say They Never Spank Their Children

Survey: Most Parents Say They Never Spank Their Children

A recent Pew Research study breaks down exactly how parents are attempting to discipline their children.

Instant New Year’s Resolutions from Ben Franklin

Instant New Year’s Resolutions from Ben Franklin

“Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.”

Why does evil triumph?

Why does evil triumph?

Thomas Jefferson might have the answer.

Teenagers: They can achieve so much more

Teenagers: They can achieve so much more

We need an education system that helps teens reach their full potential.

5 Crucially Important Reminders about Technology

5 Crucially Important Reminders about Technology

Technology is never an unmixed blessing. 

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.

This Doctor Nails the Problem with American Parenting

This Doctor Nails the Problem with American Parenting

Kids need an authority figure, not a friend.

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.

Why We Live in a World of Propaganda

Why We Live in a World of Propaganda

3 reasons in particular...

Have Women Played a Role in the Feminization of the American Male?

Have Women Played a Role in the Feminization of the American Male?

It's a question we should seriously consider...

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.

Learning from Lynyrd

Learning from Lynyrd

Time to be a simple man? 

The Hail Mary's Christmas Roots

The Hail Mary's Christmas Roots

The more you know...

Why Rereading Books is So Important

Why Rereading Books is So Important

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

Is this what we’ve become?

Is this what we’ve become?

Divorce and an absent father are no laughing matter. 

10 Philosophy Books to Bring to a Desert Island

10 Philosophy Books to Bring to a Desert Island

How many have you come across in your reading? 

Have you thanked a retail worker?

Have you thanked a retail worker?

It’s the little things that make the world better.

This is an AMAZING Insight from a Famous Historian

This is an AMAZING Insight from a Famous Historian

"History has been too often a picture of the bloody stream."

The Superman Pathology

The Superman Pathology

Some think too highly of themselves.

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

In America’s divided political environment, we usually hear that Republicans are for big business while Democrats are for big government. 

#NotAllMillennials

#NotAllMillennials

While all of the negative articles about Millennials are valid, they don’t apply to the entire generation of 80 million.

Good, simple advice for Christmas

Good, simple advice for Christmas

It's all about attitude.

8 Penetrating Quotes from Will Durant

8 Penetrating Quotes from Will Durant

From the famed philosopher, historian, and author of the 11-volume "Story of Civilization."

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.

Is it 'Revolutionary Millennialism'?

Is it 'Revolutionary Millennialism'?

There is a desire that animates many of us.

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