Education

Progressives Are Starting to Notice the Weird Cultural Climate

Progressives Are Starting to Notice the Weird Cultural Climate

The cultural climate out there is weird. Just about every American adult feels it, although we try to go about life as normal, pushing our unease aside.

When Students Melt Down Over a 'B'

When Students Melt Down Over a 'B'

Many American students measure their success and self-worth by their grades. How did we get to this point?

We Need Bullies so We Can Be Heroes

We Need Bullies so We Can Be Heroes

Dealing with bullies is the way many kids learn to deal with adversity and difficult people as they grow up. Today's society is denying them this learning opprotunity.

How Parents Can Help Their College Students' Mental Health

How Parents Can Help Their College Students' Mental Health

College students are more stressed out and more depressed than ever before. Whose fault is this and what can be done about it?

Why Progressivism Wins

Why Progressivism Wins

Progressivism has the hallmarks of several historical political movements, and we must examine it in the context of those movements' effects.

Community: The Missing Element in Modern Schools?

Community: The Missing Element in Modern Schools?

Could this be the key to the better American education so many of us long for?

What Explains Modern Hostility to the Family?

What Explains Modern Hostility to the Family?

Far left activists have long worked to destroy the nuclear family, and move the education of children off on the state.

It's Not Enough to Know Your Own Beliefs

It's Not Enough to Know Your Own Beliefs

It's easier than ever to build an echo chamber of yes men. We have a responsibility to society and to search for the truth, regardless of our biases.

Grade Acceleration Benefits Learners and Schools. Why Is It so Rare?

Grade Acceleration Benefits Learners and Schools. Why Is It so Rare?

Allowing gifted children to skip grades has hugely positive affects for their ability to climb out of poverty. Why are we preventing that?

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What Public Schools Get Wrong About Diversity

What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?

Hang On to Your Prejudices – Some of Them, Anyway

Hang On to Your Prejudices – Some of Them, Anyway

Should we throw out all prejudices? Perhaps we need to be a bit more selective.

The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

The College Board Scraps Controversial ‘Adversity Score,’ but Continues Plan to Weigh College Admissions

While the College Board might have backed off on an Adversity Score, they're still pursuing other ways to profile students' backgrounds.

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

9th Grade Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

Have you ever thought that high school graduates today… well, just don’t seem to know or understand as much as they once did?

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

Biologically Male D1 Runner Switches to Women’s Team for Senior Year

A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

The Difference Between Classical and Traditional Education

What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling? 

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids Ordered to Pay Sales Tax at Children’s Expo Receive a Sad Lesson in Entrepreneurship

Kids participating in Utah's Children’s Entrepreneur Market are being ordered by government officials to pay sales tax on their small businesses. But one activist says children are exempt from such taxes.

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

Spreading Their Wings: How to Help Young People Succeed in College

It’s that time of year and that time of life.

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

Dilemmas of the 21st-Century American Parent

We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

California’s Ethnic Indoctrination Would Dump the Melting Pot

The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Yes, We Have Ruined Childhood. But There’s Hope for Restoration.

Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The Difference Between Public Libraries and Public Schools

The main difference between public libraries and public schools is the level of coercion and state power that public schooling wields.

Ferris Bueller’s  Vocation

Ferris Bueller’s Vocation

We must still find work to do in the world – we must answer the call of our vocations.

My Time in the University Gulag

My Time in the University Gulag

A firsthand account of Cultural Marxism in the university setting.

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Surprising Parenting Advice From 'Vanity Fair'

Thackeray was a brilliant observer of human nature. His advice on how to raise children deserves to be taken into consideration.

Common Sense in Free Fall on College Campuses

Common Sense in Free Fall on College Campuses

Evidence is mounting that political ideology is corrupting the liberal arts.

Department of Education to Probe Athletic Program Allowing Transgender Females to Compete With Girls

Department of Education to Probe Athletic Program Allowing Transgender Females to Compete With Girls

Does allowing for transgender females to compete in women's sports discriminate against biological females?

Questioning the Back-To-School Default

Questioning the Back-To-School Default

Schooling is the default. It's time to challenge defaults.

Why I’m Glad I Read Toni Morrison’s Beloved (Even Though I Didn’t Want To)

Why I’m Glad I Read Toni Morrison’s Beloved (Even Though I Didn’t Want To)

While reading Toni Morrison’s Beloved was initially akin to pulling teeth, I found it to be an enriching read.

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