Education

The Nation’s Report Card Shows Reading Scores Remain Lousy. Here’s How We Can Improve Them.
Seven Reasons People No Longer Want to be Teachers

Seven Reasons People No Longer Want to be Teachers

There are at least seven reasons people aren’t so keen.

Student: What White Privilege Lessons Did to My High School

Student: What White Privilege Lessons Did to My High School

During my sophomore year of high school, a mandatory lesson for the entire school was scheduled regarding the concept of being an ally towards those who were labeled as being marginalized.

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

Social Justice: When good becomes evil?

In their effort to right wrongs, the Social Justice warriors often commit the very evil they are attempting to erase.

The New Barbarism? Learning in Twenty-First Century Schools

The New Barbarism? Learning in Twenty-First Century Schools

Today, our young students in school resemble the illiterate peasants of the Middle Ages more and more.

The Lost Scrolls Lying at Our Feet

The Lost Scrolls Lying at Our Feet

With the development of modern multi-spectral imaging, the burnt scrolls of Herculaneum are just beginning to be deciphered. But today's students don't need multi-spectral imaging to gain wisdom.

Learning How to Not Be a Snowflake

Learning How to Not Be a Snowflake

Resilience depends not only on what happens to us but how we interpret what happens to us.  

Are Black Male Athletes Failing to Graduate Because of Racism?

Are Black Male Athletes Failing to Graduate Because of Racism?

On this topic, schools are performing back-flips to avoid the obvious.

15 of Mark Twain’s Sassiest Witticisms
The Paradox of Leveling the Playing Field in the Name of Equality

The Paradox of Leveling the Playing Field in the Name of Equality

Modern egalitarianism has begun to go against everything previous understandings of equality stood for.

9 Things We Fail to Admit about Transgender Kids (from an Endocrinologist)

9 Things We Fail to Admit about Transgender Kids (from an Endocrinologist)

Those in the medical community are beginning to speak up about the dangers of helping children transition to the opposite sex.

Debate Tournament Becomes Safe Space for Women Only

Debate Tournament Becomes Safe Space for Women Only

As debate director Helen Morgan-Parmett explained, "'There is also a lot of sexual predation that happens in the debate community.'"

Abraham Lincoln’s ‘Letter to His Son's Teacher’ is Totally Fake

Abraham Lincoln’s ‘Letter to His Son's Teacher’ is Totally Fake

A letter Abraham Lincoln allegedly wrote to his son's school teacher on the first day of class is quite charming. There's one big problem with it, however.

Not All Smart Girls Need to Go to College

Not All Smart Girls Need to Go to College

It’s all well and good to praise a girl for being a success in school, but when we do so, we should also consider the message it sends to her.

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

Mike Rowe Hits Hard for Fatherhood

It’s the parents who have changed. It’s the parents who have put their own happiness above the best interests of their kids.

Schools Once Taught Biblical Literacy. Should They Do So Again?

Schools Once Taught Biblical Literacy. Should They Do So Again?

Its contributions to cultural literacy make a pretty strong case.

Bad Language Gets a Tenured Female Professor Fired for ‘Sexual Harassment’

Bad Language Gets a Tenured Female Professor Fired for ‘Sexual Harassment’

Tenure now offers a professor no protection if a college administrator decides that his or her speech amounts to "sexual harassment."

We Don't Give Our Kids Exams. But That Does Not Mean They Are Not Tested.
Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

Utah Gives Parents the Right to Parent

It’s a sad commentary on American childhood when we need laws to protect parents from persecution for letting their kids walk, play, or stay unsupervised.

Social Psychology Suggests 'March for Our Lives' Is Unlikely to Change Anything. Here’s Why.

Social Psychology Suggests 'March for Our Lives' Is Unlikely to Change Anything. Here’s Why.

Social psychology tells us that movements like March for Our Lives are unlikely to change anything.

Announcement: Intellectual Takeout Is Accepting Applicants to its Alcuin Fellowship

Announcement: Intellectual Takeout Is Accepting Applicants to its Alcuin Fellowship

Students accepted will attend a three-day seminar followed by nine weeks of internship at the offices of Intellectual Takeout.

Pass a test to vote?

Pass a test to vote?

According to the NAEP, less than 25% of both public and private school students are considered proficient in Civics by Grade 12. Only 12% are considered proficient in U.S. History!

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

Parents, Stop Doing Your Child’s Homework

It can be quite tempting for parents who want to see their child succeed in everything to interfere and do the work for the child.

The Anti-Gun Movement’s Use of Child Crusaders Debases National Discourse

The Anti-Gun Movement’s Use of Child Crusaders Debases National Discourse

The anti-gun movement’s elevation of these students to the status of celebrities merits scrutiny.

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

A Generation of Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech 30 Years Later

The late NYU Professor Neil Postman said all people must choose whether to be an Athenian or a Visigoth. But how does one tell one from the other?

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

Genetics—Not Fancy Schools—Largely Determine Academic Success, Study Finds

The surrounding environment has less to do with it than we've been told.

New Federal Program Takes Aim at the College Textbook Racket

New Federal Program Takes Aim at the College Textbook Racket

A new $5 million federal program will bring free digital textbooks to students.

The Real Reason We Have Mass Shootings

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