Is the decline of basic skills knowledge driving the stagnation in schools?
People can’t seem to figure out if the hijab should be celebrated as a symbol of diversity or condemned as a symbol of female oppression.
If developing virtue in our young people is the basic purpose of education, then the most important test they take should reflect that purpose.
They'll have to at the 2017 chess championship in Iran.
"‘I henceforth shall be referred to as: 'His Majesty, Grant Strobl.'"
The coffee house was one of the earliest public institutions in Europe, but women weren't always welcome.
Are their reasons persuasive?
British professor Dennis Hayes believes that there is one thing that can transform education.
Controlling language was not the ultimate goal of Newspeak in Orwell’s universe.
Watch a man wearing a a "Make American Great Again" hat get cornered, beaten, and chased by a mob.
For all our seeing, it seems to me that in some ways we’re trained not to see.
Wisdom from one of America's greatest orators and writers, who rose from the shackles of slavery.
Jane Austen's Marianne Dashwood is a perfect example of today's society, whose every action seems to hinge on an emotional outbreak.
Like many Americans, I tuned in last night to catch part of the first presidential debate.
Bread and circuses
Academic researchers interviewed 71 pimps and found out how they hide in plain sight.
A famous Christian philosopher got into trouble this weekend for doing just that.
A look back in history at apocalyptic literature reveals some of the same trends that have made zombie apocalypses so popular today.
Kids might be more equipped to face adulthood if they did.
Hillary and The Donald aren't the only ones who stand to benefit from these tips.
A famous description of barbarians suggests modern parallels.
The NYT mentioned George Zimmerman's race in the first paragraph of Trayvon Martin shooting. Brentley Vinson's race is mentioned in the 30th.
Most schools have no idea what they're doing when it comes to curriculum.
A series of recent studies highlights how techno-addiction is seeping into the classroom.
Today is the Fall Equinox, which is being welcomed by some throwback pagan celebrations.
Looting and rioting in Charlotte doesn’t help your cause.
Intellectual types are usually kind of jerks, right?
A British academic just came out with a book about it.