Education

Students Increasingly Are Pursuing Degrees with Better Job Prospects, Data Show

Students Increasingly Are Pursuing Degrees with Better Job Prospects, Data Show

More needs to be done to provide information to students so they can make better decisions about what they choose to study.

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

Three Classic Reads That Are Still Relevant Today

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?

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

100 Reasons to Homeschool Your Kids

Homeschooling is all about having the liberty to learn.

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

Extended Childhood: The New American Way

We all want our children to have the quality of resilience, but are we making it difficult for them to obtain?

How College Students Really Feel About Free Speech on Campus

How College Students Really Feel About Free Speech on Campus

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.”

The Dictatorship of the Young

The Dictatorship of the Young

We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.

Why Are We No Longer Visiting Our Nation's Historical Sites?

Why Are We No Longer Visiting Our Nation's Historical Sites?

One of the things an American visitor at these monuments notices is the inordinately large proportion of non-American visitors.

Debunking Seven Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers

Debunking Seven Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers

Time to put these misconceptions to rest once and for all.

When the Tassle Isn't Worth the Hassle

When the Tassle Isn't Worth the Hassle

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).

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

A Slow Learner Looks at Anti-Semitism

Sometimes being a slow learner can be a good thing.

The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

The Forgotten Family Ritual That Bonds Parents and Children

What would happen if we reversed the mundane and made dinner special again?

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

Late Bloomers and the Benefits of Delayed Success

When so many people believe they are inferior based on a few narrow measurements made when they were children, society as a whole suffers.

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Winning the Culture War One Avocado Skirmish at a Time

Tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, of “avocado” skirmishes, and we might just win ourselves a culture war.

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

The Duchess of Cambridge on the Benefits of a Childhood Lived Outdoors

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.

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

'Free' College Would Depreciate the Value of College Degrees Even More

When government pays for free college, it is risking the money of the average taxpayer.

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

The New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns the Idea of Meritocracy Into a Sham

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.”

Smart Ways to Make College Cheaper and Better

Smart Ways to Make College Cheaper and Better

For the high cost of college, what do students learn?

Are Yoga and Mindfulness in Schools Religious?

Are Yoga and Mindfulness in Schools Religious?

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.

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

Why Democratic Socialists Flunk Logic 101

How do we overcome our need to make our story cohere with our preexisting biases?

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public Schools Aren't Taking Security Seriously

Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.

Why Schools Must Stop Relying on ‘Best Practices’ When Teaching Writing

Why Schools Must Stop Relying on ‘Best Practices’ When Teaching Writing

When it comes to writing, American kids just don’t cut it.

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

Why Good Books Are Better When You Talk About Them

A virtues project from Narnia.

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

A Parent’s Primer On Why College Is So Pricey—and What You Can Do About It

All of this talk about free college and student loan forgiveness should lead us to wonder why college costs and debt are rising in the first place.

8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Join Her Sport
Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

Why Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’

If we truly want our children to excel in the adult world, is it time we injected the “Curriculum of Family” into schools, giving parents more time to be an influence on their own children?

 The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

The U.S. is a Democratic Constitutional Republic, and Yes, It Matters

Blurring of the terms "democracy" and "republic" fosters ignorance of the crucial reasons why the founders of the U.S. structured the government as they did.

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

Leaders and Followers: The Forgotten Part of the Equation

We pay great attention to building leaders. Maybe it’s time to examine and encourage the talents of those people without whom leaders could not exist.

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

One Reason Teachers Should Be Paid More

Teacher salaries haven’t kept pace with student spending.

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