Perhaps it’s time to set the bar high once again.
If asked which is the best institution for learning beyond high school, most of us might answer Harvard or Yale, Stanford or MIT, Princeton or Berkeley. We’d be wrong.
Nearly a quarter of American children grow up in a single mother home. Will yesterday’s fatherless boys have difficulty raising today’s children?
Lawmakers need to return school meal programs to their original purpose of assisting children in need – and not add more students to waste-prone programs.
Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.
While “night owls” are often more creative, funny, and social, “morning people” steal the show when it comes to career and scholastic productivity and efficiency.
According to Bernie Sanders, the core problems of the U.S. education system are racism and underfunding.
More needs to be done to provide information to students so they can make better decisions about what they choose to study.
We often overlook books from the past, preferring to look at something fresh and relevant. But might these works from the past give us fresh insight into present issues?
Homeschooling is all about having the liberty to learn.
We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?
A new survey finding that college students generally support free speech also shows what for some is a worrisome divide over what students value more: an “inclusive society” that “welcomes diverse groups” or protecting “the extremes of free speech.”
We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.
One of the things an American visitor at these monuments notices is the inordinately large proportion of non-American visitors.
Time to put these misconceptions to rest once and for all.
Looking beyond the practicalities, though, we should keep in mind that education ought to be more than mere job preparation. It should be soulcraft, enabling the student to realize his human potential, and preparing him to embrace the true, beautiful, and good (both in this world and the next).
Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.
What would happen if we reversed the mundane and made dinner special again?
When so many people believe they are inferior based on a few narrow measurements made when they were children, society as a whole suffers.
Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.
Over the weekend, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, debuted her garden design for the Chelsea Flower Show. The whole family came along making for some adorable photos.
When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.
The College Board will now assign an “adversity score” to SAT test takers, “calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from the student’s high school and neighborhood.”
For the high cost of college, what do students learn?
Yoga and mindfulness could become the fourth “R” of public education. But up for debate is whether the “R” in this case stands for relaxation or religion.
How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?
Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.
When it comes to writing, American kids just don’t cut it.