It’s time to move away from outdated stereotypes of adolescents as only selfish and dangerous risk-takers and to consider how they are ripe for learning about contributing to others and their communities.
“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."
Booker T. Washington indeed might have sought reconciliation between white and black, but his call was truly to his own race alone to educate themselves and to work hard to improve mind and character.
Diversity programs are evolving just as many have predicted: to erode academic standards and to promote second-rate fields and third-rate thinking.
"We suppress genius because we haven’t yet figured out how to manage a population of educated men and women. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious."
It appears that the genre of young-man-in-Mom’s-basement is no longer looked down upon but is in fact extolled as a viable career choice.
Far from being the “guardians” of democracy or the supposed voice of the people, the current media and academic establishment is the revolutionary vanguard at odds with the common American.
On a recent trip to the zoo with my kids, I wondered, are there any unmediated experiences left?
Subjecting all homeschooling families to regulation and oversight because of fears of a few is a blatant example of state intrusion.
Thousands of children are still languishing in schools that apparently don't know how to teach the most basic of all academic skills: reading.
The difference between the liberality of the liberal arts and the censorship imposed by political liberals is that advocates of the liberal arts invite the “heretics” to the great conversation whereas political liberals seek to silence them as dangerous dissidents.
The result of our relativistic society?
A Seminar on Harvard, State Schools, and Everything in Between
Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.
To clear up the obvious confusion, promote what I consider to be my strongest advantage in life, and maybe even save myself a few awkward conversations, I present to you the three main things I’ve learned from homeschooling.
Many adults believe school did not give them the tools they need as adults.
It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.
Fear not, this storm will pass.
Help your children establish a sense of responsibility surrounding planning, caring for, and harvesting their own gardens.
Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.
Descartes said that reading good books is like engaging with the most cultivated minds of the past.
Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.
Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is
Why don’t our politicians and others begin a campaign to "revalorize fathers and men?" Such a campaign would cost little money but might bring great gains in nearly all parts of our society.
There are a couple factors at play in the rise of childhood disrespect.
Can a lack of cooking knowledge and skills hinder development in other areas?
Are we getting dumber? Apparently so.
U.S. taxpayers spend nearly $700 billion each year on K-12 public schooling and that eye-popping sum shows no sign of slowing.