Education

Is Critical Race Theory Driving the Anger in Society?

Is Critical Race Theory Driving the Anger in Society?

The objective of critical race theory? “Remake society so that the victim class eventually displaces the oppressors and becomes the new ruling class.”

To Whose Good? Our Schools and the Sexualization of the Young

To Whose Good? Our Schools and the Sexualization of the Young

Comprehensive Sex Education is forcing kids to learn about material they aren't ready for, at the expense of their education on history and other topics.

Millennials Are Looking for Happiness in All the Wrong Places

Millennials Are Looking for Happiness in All the Wrong Places

Our professors told us we could find purpose in temporal affairs, yet we somehow lost the sense that we were a part of something greater. We substituted a wholehearted pursuit of “the truth” for “our truth.”  

Farming Isn’t an Information Age Skill

Farming Isn’t an Information Age Skill

Michael Bloomberg's comments about farmers highlights a societal problem in how we view blue collar jobs, and farmers in particular.

Trump’s Big Bet on Career and Technical Education

Trump’s Big Bet on Career and Technical Education

Federal funding for technical education programs might be about to double, a move which could greatly increase high schoolers' career prospects.

The Latest Feminist Idea Is '1984' Meets 'The Office'

The Latest Feminist Idea Is '1984' Meets 'The Office'

Researchers at Northeastern University have a government grant to develop a device to monitor workplace interactions in an attempt to "revolutionize equality and diversity."

How a Texas Highway Turned One College Professor Away From Socialism

How a Texas Highway Turned One College Professor Away From Socialism

There's a lot of pressure in academia for professors to embrace liberalism without even thinking. It can be hard to break out from that groupthink.

Let’s Hear the Truth About Coronavirus

Let’s Hear the Truth About Coronavirus

The Communist Party of China is actively suppressing information on the coronavirus when they should be soliciting the world's help in fighting this disease.

A College President's Advice to College Students: Don't Borrow

A College President's Advice to College Students: Don't Borrow

Seventy percent of college students graduated with debt in 2019 – on average, US$30,000.

The Vast Majority of High Schoolers Are Unhappy at School

The Vast Majority of High Schoolers Are Unhappy at School

Nearly three-quarters of high school students report negative feelings toward school, and it seems like no one is working to fix this.

American Schools are Focusing on Diversity at History’s Expense

American Schools are Focusing on Diversity at History’s Expense

The 1619 Project claims that American history marginalizes African-Americans. Evidence suggests otherwise.

How the Communist Party Complicates Research in China

How the Communist Party Complicates Research in China

The Chinese Communist Party's increasing interference in academia in China is making it very difficult for researchers to do their jobs.

Elon Musk Wants Talent, Not Diplomas

Elon Musk Wants Talent, Not Diplomas

Should skills matter more than a diploma or formal schooling? Elon Musk certainly thinks so.

Father Brown’s Lesson for American Education

Father Brown’s Lesson for American Education

G. K. Chesterton's priest detective is a man of duty, as well as a man of immense curiosity. American students could stand to learn from Father Brown's example.

Tough Teachers: The Way to Student Success?

Tough Teachers: The Way to Student Success?

Do tough grading standards benefit students?

In New York, Politicians Place Criminals and Violent Students First

In New York, Politicians Place Criminals and Violent Students First

Unprincipled politicians are making New York streets and schools unsafe for the people they supposedly represent. Should we be surprised? 

Burying ‘Dead White Males’

Burying ‘Dead White Males’

Will the deconstructionists win the battle for "Western Civilization"?

Truth Is Being Replaced in American Colleges

Truth Is Being Replaced in American Colleges

Truth seems to be disappearing from universities' missions at an alarming rate. Can a focus on discovery and intellectual pursuits ever be recovered?

Not the School We Knew: Six Facts About American Education

Not the School We Knew: Six Facts About American Education

How much do you know about the American education system? These six facts might surprise you.

'Miss Virginia' Depicts the Education Dilemma of Many Lower-Income Families

'Miss Virginia' Depicts the Education Dilemma of Many Lower-Income Families

Miss Virginia is a can't miss movie about a mother's struggle to ensure her child has a chance at a decent education.

Why We Need Local Newspapers to Protect the Common Good

Why We Need Local Newspapers to Protect the Common Good

Local reporting is a critical service provided by small-town newspapers, and we might all benefit if we worked to keep these publications alive.

Five Key Exchanges From the Supreme Court in Religious School Case

Five Key Exchanges From the Supreme Court in Religious School Case

The Blaine Amendment might be struck down by the Supreme Court, allowing parents to use school vouchers to send their kids to religious schools.

Children Under Siege in the Digital Age

Children Under Siege in the Digital Age

Millions of children today are raised, by default, to be slaves to group-think, addicted to endorphins released from a digital device, burdened with neural pathways so obliterated that nary a logical thought might pass from brain to lips…

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.

Could the Bible Return to American Public Education?

Could the Bible Return to American Public Education?

The United States has a long history of children reading the Bible in schools, a practice once again up for public debate. Could it return to schools in the near future?

'We' Should Not Regulate Homeschooling

'We' Should Not Regulate Homeschooling

An NPR story aired last week with the headline, “How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?” Short answer: “We” shouldn’t.

Should “They” Really Be the Word of the Decade?

Should “They” Really Be the Word of the Decade?

The American Dialect Society said some interesting things about the English language, but most folks outside of gender studies departments wouldn't agree with them.

What the Founders Actually Thought About Slavery

What the Founders Actually Thought About Slavery

Pete Buttigieg and The New York Times seem intent on re-framing America's history to make progress seem inevitable, and to depict its founders as the worst people in history.

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