Education

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.

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.

Why Are Children’s Books Narrating Confusion?

Why Are Children’s Books Narrating Confusion?

Why have we rejected classic children’s books for the chaotic mess of modern children's books?

Trump Moves Forward on Apprenticeships – but More Needs to Be Done

Trump Moves Forward on Apprenticeships – but More Needs to Be Done

Apprenticeship programs could offer a promising college alternative, but establishing them can be difficult.

Why I Chose a Liberal Arts Major

Why I Chose a Liberal Arts Major

At most colleges, liberal arts are a joke. Real liberal arts colleges use the Socratic Method.

Roadschooling: The Latest Education Frontier?

Roadschooling: The Latest Education Frontier?

Christine Lindstrom and her family have been a part of the roadschooling movement for the last three years.

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?

How Children Are Missing Life’s Meaning

How Children Are Missing Life’s Meaning

Is there something about the quiet, relaxed beauty of the outdoors that does something to refresh not only our bodies, but our souls as well?

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?

How Our Culture Disempowers Teens

How Our Culture Disempowers Teens

Rather than criticizing teenagers as lazy and in need of more control and structure, we should recognize the ways our culture infantilizes its teens.

Children Deserve Better Than ‘Baby Shark’

Children Deserve Better Than ‘Baby Shark’

Listening to “Baby Shark” is akin to torture. Yet somehow that song has racked up a staggering three billion views on YouTube. Who is watching it? Why aren’t parents putting their feet down?

Would a Marriage Proposal Ruin Your Graduation Day?

Would a Marriage Proposal Ruin Your Graduation Day?

Feminists go ballistic over a romantic incident.

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Is College Really Getting Easier?

Students are studying less. Grades are rising. And college graduation rates have increased a good deal in the last several decades.

Three Things Studying Foreign Languages Taught Me About English

Three Things Studying Foreign Languages Taught Me About English

Since I began studying foreign languages, I have learned to appreciate English. Here are three things my studies in German and Latin have taught me about my native tongue.

Apollo’s Triumph—and Public Schooling’s Tragedy

Apollo’s Triumph—and Public Schooling’s Tragedy

We walked on the moon in under a decade, yet in the 57 years since Kennedy’s challenge we are still only talking about reforming the failing K-12 public education system.

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

Yes, Parents Are Capable of Choosing How Their Children Should Be Educated

The idea that parents get in the way of children’s education and can halt their flourishing is nothing new. It's also false.

A Time for Trade Schools

A Time for Trade Schools

We should applaud as Americans become disenchanted with a world of cubicles and debt. They’re finding greater reward in learning a trade.

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