Education

How Federal Education Guidelines from 2014 are Destroying Kids’ Lives

How Federal Education Guidelines from 2014 are Destroying Kids’ Lives

Why are schools so reluctant to enact strict disciplinary policies?

On Free Speech, 40% of Americans Are Closer to the Chinese Government’s Interpretation than the Founding Fathers

On Free Speech, 40% of Americans Are Closer to the Chinese Government’s Interpretation than the Founding Fathers

Growing numbers of Americans no longer believe in the Founders vision that the function of government is to protect citizen’s pre-existing and unalienable rights. 

University Coughs Up in Legal Settlement that Alleged Discrimination Against Republicans

University Coughs Up in Legal Settlement that Alleged Discrimination Against Republicans

A Washington university is shelling out big bucks to settle a dispute with a Republican student group that filed a lawsuit alleging the school discriminated against it by charging exorbitant security fees for speaker events.

Student, 13, Charged With Felony for Recording a Conversation With His Principal

Student, 13, Charged With Felony for Recording a Conversation With His Principal

Paul Boron is 13 years old. And he’s facing a felony eavesdropping charge that could change the course of the rest of his life.

Duke Prof: Diversity and Inclusion Offices ‘Should Not Exist’ at Universities

Duke Prof: Diversity and Inclusion Offices ‘Should Not Exist’ at Universities

Bias in favor of or against an individual simply because of his or her race or ethnicity is morally wrong.

3 Takeaways on Jordan B. Peterson After Watching Him Speak on Tour

3 Takeaways on Jordan B. Peterson After Watching Him Speak on Tour

Here are three things that stuck with me after listening to the best-selling author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.

Why Campus Protests Should Stop at the Door of the Classroom

Why Campus Protests Should Stop at the Door of the Classroom

By protesting instead of arguing, student activists risk having their arguments drowned in the wash of media publicity that invariably comes their way. They will be seen, to be sure, but they very likely will not be heard.

Are Elite Charter Schools Excluding Minorities?

Are Elite Charter Schools Excluding Minorities?

Are we jumping to conclusions if we assume that a lack of diversity in certain charter schools is a result of racial bias?

Did Hitler Really Say People Will ‘Endure Almost Any Curtailment of Liberty’ if it’s ‘Perceived as Working for the Benefit of the Children’?

Did Hitler Really Say People Will ‘Endure Almost Any Curtailment of Liberty’ if it’s ‘Perceived as Working for the Benefit of the Children’?

A reputed quote by Adolph Hitler has been trending on social media. I was asked to verify whether the quote is true.

Pew: 3 in 4 Americans Have Trouble Discerning Between Fact and Opinion

Pew: 3 in 4 Americans Have Trouble Discerning Between Fact and Opinion

A new Pew Research quiz shows that many Americans can't tell the difference between fact and opinion. Can you?

How to Avoid Becoming a Casualty of Student Loan Debt

How to Avoid Becoming a Casualty of Student Loan Debt

While Congress deliberates on student loan relief, how else can parents help their kids make informed life decisions and avoid student debt? 

The Diversity Division at the University of Texas Has 8 Vice Presidents

The Diversity Division at the University of Texas Has 8 Vice Presidents

Each of the VPs in the diversity division at the University of Texas make more than six figures. Meanwhile, tuition at the school more than doubled between 2002 and 2015.

3 Tips from Ernest Dimnet on Choosing Books—For Yourself and For Your Children

3 Tips from Ernest Dimnet on Choosing Books—For Yourself and For Your Children

Our culture is full of sour stuff. We could all use a little bit more nectar.

Are Modern Children’s Books Training ‘Little Radicals’?

Are Modern Children’s Books Training ‘Little Radicals’?

Today’s children are experiencing a barrage of new books – in school, in libraries, and even at home – which encourage them to fight for social justice, to question the past and its authorities, to assert their own opinions and fight for them.

Northeastern University Prof: 'Why Can’t We Hate Men?'

Northeastern University Prof: 'Why Can’t We Hate Men?'

A Northeastern University professor’s Washington Post op-ed “Why Can’t We Hate Men?” has received a flood of negative feedback.

How Harvard (Secretly) Discriminates Against Asian Americans

How Harvard (Secretly) Discriminates Against Asian Americans

Research on who ends up getting into Ivy League schools shows just how much more difficult it is for Asian students to do so than other ethnic groups.

Suicide in America Is Surging. What’s Driving This Mentality of Despair?

Suicide in America Is Surging. What’s Driving This Mentality of Despair?

With the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and TV personality Anthony Bourdain—both of whom authorities believe took their own life—it’s easy to wonder if an epidemic of suicide is upon us.

Soaring Administrative Costs Are Devouring Funds that Could Be Supporting Teachers

Soaring Administrative Costs Are Devouring Funds that Could Be Supporting Teachers

Why is teacher pay declining while public school spending is soaring?

Does Robbing Children of Work Deny Them a Sense of Fulfillment?

Does Robbing Children of Work Deny Them a Sense of Fulfillment?

"They're not asked to do anything to contribute to a neighborhood or family or community," Lewis told NPR. "And that really erodes their sense of self-worth."

Minnesota Public Library Announces Cross-Dressing Series for Children as Part of Response to Trump Policy

Minnesota Public Library Announces Cross-Dressing Series for Children as Part of Response to Trump Policy

The Saint Paul Public Library announced a summer series called "Drag Story Hours" as part of its “We Belong Together" initiative.

Why Are So Many ‘Whiz Kids’ Homeschoolers?

Why Are So Many ‘Whiz Kids’ Homeschoolers?

Are homeschoolers really these brilliant geniuses who have the genetic capability to be brainiacs… or is there something more to their success?

Teacher Compensation Is Just Fine, Quit Rate Data Suggest

Teacher Compensation Is Just Fine, Quit Rate Data Suggest

The low quit rate in public education tells us that the total benefits of these jobs are so high, workers will stay even when there are strong reasons to leave.

California Parents Pull Their Children, Stage Rally Over Controversial Sex-Ed Curriculum

California Parents Pull Their Children, Stage Rally Over Controversial Sex-Ed Curriculum

The sixth grade curriculum includes lessons on gender identity, birth control, the stages of sex, STDs, HIV, and pregnancy.

The Diversity Staff at the University of Michigan Is Nearly 100 Full-Time Employees

The Diversity Staff at the University of Michigan Is Nearly 100 Full-Time Employees

Mark Perry, an economics professor at the University of Michigan-Flint, shows that one-quarter of Michigan's “diversicrats” earn annual salaries of more than $100,000.

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Jacques Barzun Observations on Culture and Decline

Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.

Political Ideology Is Not the Culprit in Skepticism of Science, Research Shows

Political Ideology Is Not the Culprit in Skepticism of Science, Research Shows

Political ideology is seen by many researchers as the main culprit of science skepticism. The research, however, suggests something else.

When Playing Hooky Leads to Police Investigations, Interrogations, and Fines

When Playing Hooky Leads to Police Investigations, Interrogations, and Fines

While homeschooling is legal in all 50 U.S. states, parental rights in America are precarious.

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.

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