As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.
Lawmakers Want to Give Voting Rights to Teens They Treat Like Toddlers with Compulsory Schooling Laws
Sixteen-year-olds may get permission to vote, but in school, they still need permission to use the bathroom.
The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.
The Royals know the secret... do you?
It’s unfortunate, of course, that we need projects and play clubs to grant our children a taste of the freedom and fun we enjoyed as kids.
Neither racism nor subjectivity is the primary cause of the higher black suspension rate.
Studying the liberal arts may seem like a one way road to unemployment. Nothing could further from the truth.
When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.
Canada’s Universal Child Care Program Suggests Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Would Be Disastrous for Children
If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.
Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?
To compete with robots, we need an education model that nurtures human imagination and ingenuity.
We need to fix this, for the sake of our republic.
It’s time to move away from outdated stereotypes of adolescents as only selfish and dangerous risk-takers and to consider how they are ripe for learning about contributing to others and their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?
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.