"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. 

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

One sentence that explains Trump’s popularity

Keep in mind the mood of our times. 

Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

Harvard Study: 4 Characteristics of Coworkers Who Actually Suck

#4: They emphasize following the rules.

The Root of War

The Root of War

It’s in each of us.

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe had some harsh words for Bernie Sanders.

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.

The Natural Condition of Humankind

The Natural Condition of Humankind

Order, justice, and freedom don't come naturally.

Can We Have a Discussion about Lying If We Don’t Agree about Truth?

Can We Have a Discussion about Lying If We Don’t Agree about Truth?

Dworkin’s conversation on lying is interesting, but can it reveal anything of substance in a society without truth?

Quoting the Old Testament to attack Christians? Careful.

Quoting the Old Testament to attack Christians? Careful.

Make sure you understand the traditions first. 

Why We Have Protesting Today Instead of Dialogue

Why We Have Protesting Today Instead of Dialogue

The increase in protests is a result of relativism and the consequent breakdown in rational discourse.

6 Presidential Quotes Honoring the Bill of Rights

6 Presidential Quotes Honoring the Bill of Rights

Harry Truman's quote is especially relevant.

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?

They Had Weapons Control in Ancient Greece

They Had Weapons Control in Ancient Greece

Past weapons bans seemed to have mainly been reserved for places where a large number of people congregated.

Study: School Might Be Harming Teens' Health

Study: School Might Be Harming Teens' Health

Teenagers are only averaging 23 minutes of physical activity during the school day.

Large Families Becoming an Oddity in America

Large Families Becoming an Oddity in America

The number of large households is declining, and has been for some time.

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

It's in each of us. 

Reducing youth aggression isn’t as easy as “Kumbaya”

Reducing youth aggression isn’t as easy as “Kumbaya”

"When marriage bells stop ringing in a neighborhood, the children in that neighborhood turn mean."
 

American students don’t know history

American students don’t know history

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

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Right and Wrong According to "Secret Agent" C.S. Lewis

Is Lewis' argument on the "Law of Nature" correct?

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