Education

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.

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

What ‘The Little Mermaid’ Really Teaches About Unrequited Love

The Little Mermaid is a great story that teaches how to deal with unrequited love.

A Medical Dean Sees a Fishing Knot and Calls It a Hate Crime

A Medical Dean Sees a Fishing Knot and Calls It a Hate Crime

While admitting the incident was innocent, Runge claimed the fishing knot “has affected the entire community, and many experienced intense emotional reactions.”

The School Segregation Farce

The School Segregation Farce

A new frequent allegation of progressive politicians and media outlets is that America’s schools are becoming more racially segregated. Are these claims true?

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.

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