Education

Politicized Classrooms Are a Problem. But Are State Legislatures Really the Solution?

Politicized Classrooms Are a Problem. But Are State Legislatures Really the Solution?

Efforts are underway to address the problem of politicized classrooms in our public schools.

Yale Student Explains Why It’s Necessary to Encourage Two-Parent Families

Yale Student Explains Why It’s Necessary to Encourage Two-Parent Families

Rob Henderson overcame the odds of broken homes and foster care and graduated from Yale. His experiences have convinced him that two parents are essential to the well-being of children.

How Nat Turner’s Failed Revolt Changed the Debate on Slavery

How Nat Turner’s Failed Revolt Changed the Debate on Slavery

What was the real impact of Nat Turner’s bloody uprising, which resulted in the death of some 200 people?

In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

In the Wake of Mass Shootings, Parents Reconsider Mass Schooling

Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.

Why the Millennials are Socialists

Why the Millennials are Socialists

If you want to understand what will likely happen politically in ten years, simply look at the cultural beliefs of the younger Americans and how they live their lives. Politics and policy will eventually conform.

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Democrats and Republicans Agree: Public Schools Stink

Recognizing a problem is the first step toward solving it.

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

No, Public School Teachers Are Not Underpaid

Many major media outlets report misleadingly small figures for teacher pay. By failing to reveal all aspects of teacher compensation, these outlets hid the true costs to taxpayers.

Why It's Time to Stop Mocking Sex Education that Teaches 'Just Say No'

Why It's Time to Stop Mocking Sex Education that Teaches 'Just Say No'

For decades, sexual progressives have ridiculed sex education for teens that focuses on abstinence until marriage, or “saying no”, but it becomes more and more obvious that “no” is the one word that young people most need to practise.

‘You Are Not Special; You Are Not Exceptional’: Why David McCullough Jr.'s dose of reality to young people is important

‘You Are Not Special; You Are Not Exceptional’: Why David McCullough Jr.'s dose of reality to young people is important

The empirical evidence that you are not special is overwhelming, David McCullough Jr. famously observed in a 2012 graduation speech. 

The Childhood Quality That’s the Best Predictor of Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Do Millennials Really Love Socialism?

Do Millennials Really Love Socialism?

Millennials think socialism sounds great... until they have to deal with the effects of the system.

Does It Pay to Graduate from an ‘Elite’ University? Not as Much as You’d Think

Does It Pay to Graduate from an ‘Elite’ University? Not as Much as You’d Think

Our research shows attending one of these elite universities doesn’t in itself significantly increase the average starting salary for graduates.

How a 1934 New York Graduation Exam Shows How Far Academic Standards Have Fallen

How a 1934 New York Graduation Exam Shows How Far Academic Standards Have Fallen

Was the 8th grade education of the past just as challenging academically, if not more so, than that which happens in today's college classrooms?

Chesterton: Dogma is Inescapable in Education

Chesterton: Dogma is Inescapable in Education

Dogma cannot be separated from education, G.K. Chesterton argued.

Another Blue State Poised to Mandate LGBTQ Education for Elementary School Students

Another Blue State Poised to Mandate LGBTQ Education for Elementary School Students

Last week, the Illinois Senate passed a bill that would make LGBTQ history lessons mandatory in public schools.

Learning Greek and Latin Will Be Key to Renewing the West

Learning Greek and Latin Will Be Key to Renewing the West

And you'll most likely have to do it yourself. 

7 Basic Things All Parents Should Teach Their Children

7 Basic Things All Parents Should Teach Their Children

While it’s worthwhile to explore the pros and cons of attachment parenting, Tiger Moms, or free-range concepts, do we get too caught up in these theories? And in so doing, do we forget the basics every parent should pass on to a child in order to ensure that he or she becomes a flourishing adult?

Same Policies That Failed to Stop Florida Shooter Exist in School Districts Nationwide

Same Policies That Failed to Stop Florida Shooter Exist in School Districts Nationwide

Broward County officials must now explain to grieving families that the school discipline strategy they called “the most comprehensive thinking available to address socially unacceptable or illegal behavior” failed to stop a school shooting.

Why are Teachers ‘Raising the Children’?

Why are Teachers ‘Raising the Children’?

Is the education system trying to replace the core unit it desperately needs to back it up?

Most Americans Can’t Answer These Four Civics Questions… Here’s One Reason Why

Most Americans Can’t Answer These Four Civics Questions… Here’s One Reason Why

Those who fail to understand the principles upon which our government is founded risk losing their freedoms.

Here’s How Few Republicans Are On College Faculties

Here’s How Few Republicans Are On College Faculties

The leftist bias at most of the nation’s colleges is in stark contrast to the political leanings of our nation.

Since When Is Free Speech a ‘Right-Wing’ Idea?

Since When Is Free Speech a ‘Right-Wing’ Idea?

Free speech increasingly is seen as a 'right-wing' belief. This perception is both false and problematic.

How Homeschoolers Defeated California’s Push to Take Power From Parents

How Homeschoolers Defeated California’s Push to Take Power From Parents

Initially, the bill tried to mandate fire inspections of all homeschooling families. Then the proposal was amended—this time to force homeschooling families to give out private information about the names and address of homeschooling families.

Journalist: Public Schools Are Designed to Create ‘Standardized’ Children (and Modern Evidence Suggests They Do)
University of Texas Orders Website Review Following Claims It Treats Masculinity as a ‘Mental Health Issue’

University of Texas Orders Website Review Following Claims It Treats Masculinity as a ‘Mental Health Issue’

The University of Texas announced it has ordered a review of its "MasculinUT" program, which is accused of treating masculinity as a 'mental health issue.'

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Understand How Jobs Are Created

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Understand How Jobs Are Created

There is a great deal of wisdom in the old saying, “there is no such thing as a free lunch."

Why Students Need to Nature Today More Than Ever

Why Students Need to Nature Today More Than Ever

Part of the growing process is not simply taking risks and enduring obstacles.

Why Humans Increasingly Are Unaware of Their Ignorance (And Why it's a Big Problem)

Why Humans Increasingly Are Unaware of Their Ignorance (And Why it's a Big Problem)

Research out of Yale University suggests the internet is making humans believe they are smarter than they actually are.

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