Education

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

Should Schools Place More Educational Value on P.E.?
How do you fix bad parenting?

How do you fix bad parenting?

Education plays a big role, but the current system seems incapable.

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Do minority students today need to seek to overcome disadvantages through their own efforts?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

That’s the first question you’ll ask when see this chart.

Video: The Debate over Free College

Video: The Debate over Free College

Yes, we should discuss the causes and solutions.

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

Is Education Control Finally Being Restored to the States?

What the new NCLB provisions might mean.

Think the SAT Essay Exam is Hard? Try This One from 1915.

Think the SAT Essay Exam is Hard? Try This One from 1915.

Which exam do you think would be more difficult to pass?

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

Students educated in states with mandatory collective bargaining laws experienced a decline in earnings, hours, employment, skill level, and educational attainment.

EDUCATION is a Privilege

EDUCATION is a Privilege

It's worth a reminder.

Why a Public School Teacher Decided to Homeschool

Why a Public School Teacher Decided to Homeschool

In discussions concerning the pros and cons of homeschooling, it’s not all that uncommon to see public school teachers butt heads with homeschool parents and supporters.

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

Do the Pilgrims deserve more than two paragraphs in today’s history textbooks? 

5 Logic Fails That Are WAY Too Common

5 Logic Fails That Are WAY Too Common

Maybe schools should start teaching logic again?

Are Students Secretly Longing for Discipline and Order?

Are Students Secretly Longing for Discipline and Order?

The fact that we teach students to follow their feelings and express themselves in any way without consequences may be frustrating them.

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

Yes, the religious can be quite rational.

One Recommendation for Being a Good Debater

One Recommendation for Being a Good Debater

A good lesson from MacDonald's 'The Princess and the Goblin'. 

Another Trophy is Claimed at Missouri

Another Trophy is Claimed at Missouri

Due to student pressure, a professor resigned. 

It’s Time to Revisit South Park’s Social Justice Episodes
The Threat to Free Speech at Missouri

The Threat to Free Speech at Missouri

Even the police are in on it.

Is Common Core Math Causing Students to Fall Further Behind?

Is Common Core Math Causing Students to Fall Further Behind?

Every few months it seems that another story pops up concerning some child’s confusing Common Core math homework.

20 Colleges That Might Actually Be Worth It

20 Colleges That Might Actually Be Worth It

What are the characteristics of the schools with the best ROI?

How to Politically Condition a Generation

How to Politically Condition a Generation

Some insights from The Rape of the Mind.

Fragile Snowflakes or Manipulative Narcissists?

Fragile Snowflakes or Manipulative Narcissists?

It’s worth pondering the role of helicopter-parenting.

College Isn’t the Time for a "Broad Education"

College Isn’t the Time for a "Broad Education"

I always roll my eyes when I hear liberal arts professors today defending general requirements and expounding on the glories of a broad education. 

The Children are in Charge

The Children are in Charge

Protestor madness at Yale and Missouri are just the latest examples. 

Family Reading Lists for Toddlers to Teens

Family Reading Lists for Toddlers to Teens

Parent-child reading times – even into the teen years – are one of the best ways to turn your child into a well-rounded and educated reader.

5 Tips from 1907 on Turning Your Child into a Reader

5 Tips from 1907 on Turning Your Child into a Reader

How can you ensure your child is reading high quality and worthwhile material?

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