Education

Summer Learning Loss May Be Overblown

Summer Learning Loss May Be Overblown

When it comes to news articles about the impact that summer has on student learning, the news is often bad.

How Students Have Turned Their Back on Civil Discourse

How Students Have Turned Their Back on Civil Discourse

To fix the political divisions plaguing many college campuses, students must break their silence and re-embrace civil discourse. 

Can Summer Jobs Reduce Violent Crime?

Can Summer Jobs Reduce Violent Crime?

Could summer jobs be the key to decreasing crime?

NEA Embraces the Woke Agenda — But Votes down “Student Learning”

NEA Embraces the Woke Agenda — But Votes down “Student Learning”

It’s unclear why the NEA would vote against re-dedicating itself to “increased student learning."

San Francisco School Board Votes to Paint Over George Washington Mural

San Francisco School Board Votes to Paint Over George Washington Mural

Buckling under pressure from those who find the images offensive to certain members of the school community, the board decided to paint over it. 

New York City’s Students Deserve School Choice

New York City’s Students Deserve School Choice

Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.

It’s Not Just Her: The Worst Thing About Teaching

It’s Not Just Her: The Worst Thing About Teaching

Tara Blair Ball has taught for nine years. And she hates teaching.

The Roots of Political Correctness

The Roots of Political Correctness

So many politically-correct assumptions have become mainstream that, as Tocqueville once predicted, they have narrowed our ability to question rather than actually give us answers.

We Fought the Transgender Activists, and Lost. Here Are Five Lessons for Every Parent

We Fought the Transgender Activists, and Lost. Here Are Five Lessons for Every Parent

Only parents can demand accountability from school systems and set boundaries around their children.

What Is Personalized Learning and Why Is It so Controversial? Five Questions Answered

What Is Personalized Learning and Why Is It so Controversial? Five Questions Answered

The implementation of personalized learning is challenging.

All Out of Bootstraps

All Out of Bootstraps

Somewhere along the line, the Republican Party earned itself the moniker of the “Stupid Party.”

Here’s What's Wrong With Bernie's Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

Here’s What's Wrong With Bernie's Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

There’s seemingly no end to the populist handouts – nor to the erosion of personal responsibility that comes along with them.

The Versailles Treaty at 100: How It Affects the Modern World

The Versailles Treaty at 100: How It Affects the Modern World

June 28, 1919. On this date, 100 years ago, Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles, her peace settlement for the First World War.

Two Thumbs up for the Trades

Two Thumbs up for the Trades

Many young people, I suspect, labor under the expectations of others regarding their choice of a career.

What Rightward Shift in Higher Ed?

What Rightward Shift in Higher Ed?

The Urban Institute recently released a report claiming that in the past fifty years, American higher education has been "transformed" in a rightward direction. Is this true?

'Sowing' Virtues

'Sowing' Virtues

Handicrafts assist children in their character development.

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

The facts are clear that students, parents, and taxpayers have paid increasingly more for higher education, with dubious results.

Seven Ways to Build Your Child's Vocabulary

Seven Ways to Build Your Child's Vocabulary

If you want your child to have a rich and fulfilling life, one of the best things you can do is help build your child’s vocabulary.

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

Poll: Americans Are Highly Critical of the State of Public Discourse

According to a new Pew poll, a whopping 85 percent of Americans believe political debate has grown more negative.

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

High School Girl Who Lost Race to Transgender Athletes Files Federal Complaint

“No one in the state of Connecticut is happy about this, but no one has enough courage to speak up,” Selina Soule said during an interview.

The Entrepreneur Who Became a Billionaire After Being Rejected by Facebook

The Entrepreneur Who Became a Billionaire After Being Rejected by Facebook

Jan Koun's teenage self-education took place in the 1990s, before knowledge and information were so widely available and easily accessible. 

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

12 Things Parents of Mentally Strong Children Don’t Do

The key to raising resilient children is avoiding common unhealthy parenting practices.

Don't Go to College

Don't Go to College

Who needs the degree? Skip the debt and learn a trade.

America: Still the Land of Hope

America: Still the Land of Hope

If the United States is such a bastion of oppression and misery, then why are so many immigrants, legal and illegal, trying to come here?

How a Backflipping Terrier Got Me Reading

How a Backflipping Terrier Got Me Reading

Amazingly, watching a dog act out the plot of classic novels doesn’t veer too far into the absurd.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

A Zoomer Wants to Know Why Boomers Are Getting Free College… Again.

Now, those of us in the zoomer (Gen Z) and millennial generations are not only footing the bill for Social Security and Medicare, we are also subsidizing boomer retirement hobbies with our tuition and tax dollars. What gives?

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

Divorced Dads Often Dissed by School

When schools treat fathers like they don’t exist, it’s not serving students well.

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

The ideal arrangement for children is that they live with both biological parents 24/7, because no one else has the same vested interest in their health, well-being, and success. 

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