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Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe's Angry Response to Bernie Sanders Goes Viral

Mike Rowe had some harsh words for Bernie Sanders.

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Most Americans Say Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

Are people tired of the "War on Christmas" in public schools?

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

C.S. Lewis: High Schools Should Focus on the Basics

The more diversified high school curriculum has made students jacks of many trades but masters of none of the basics.

Yikes! One-Third of Americans Can’t Name ANY First Amendment Rights
Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Teacher Autonomy Becoming a Thing of the Past

Are bureaucrats increasingly tying the hands of good teachers and hindering them from effective teaching?

American Students Don’t Know History

American Students Don’t Know History

It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Our Over-Controlled Society is Damaging Children’s Social Skills

Do we need to re-evaluate the controlled, institutionalized approach we have employed toward education and other childhood activities?

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

This 1896 Text Gives One Clue on Handling High School Discipline

How do we restore order and handle such glaring discipline issues in our schools?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

High School Violence: A Sign that Schools Need Stronger Discipline Policies?

The assault of a teacher at a St. Paul high school is cause for concern.

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

10 Classic Tales to Put Under the Tree

Check out some of our staff favorites!

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

What’s Driving the Rise in ADHD?

Is it influenced by American lifestyle choices?

You’re Going to Have to Educate Yourself

You’re Going to Have to Educate Yourself

You can't depend on today's schools for everything.

High School Curriculum 200 Years Ago vs. Today

High School Curriculum 200 Years Ago vs. Today

Has the curriculum in America’s high schools been dumbed down?

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

How One Teacher Discovered That iPads in the Classroom are a Bad Idea

“We put tablets in their hands and made their loads that much heavier.”

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Teaching Students to Write in the Wrong Way

Have we substituted an expanded vocabulary for clear, common sense writing?

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Being Emotional Isn't a Form of Debate

Professor: “It has become clear ... that we are suffering the tragic results of having cut logic and rhetoric..."

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

Our Overcautious Society is Hurting Children

“If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.”

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Could You Pass New York’s Common Core Algebra Test?

Should students who plan to go to college be able to pass this test?

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

More Seat Time Does Not a Good Education Make

Might the U.S. be over-emphasizing instruction time?

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Poll: Americans Not Equipped to Make Good Political Decisions

Americans distrust government... and the American public.

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.?

Should Schools Place More Educational Value on P.E.?

Plutarch thinks so.

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.

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