Education

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Homeschoolers: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Subjecting all homeschooling families to regulation and oversight because of fears of a few is a blatant example of state intrusion.

Why Johnny Still Can't Read

Why Johnny Still Can't Read

Thousands of children are still languishing in schools that apparently don't know how to teach the most basic of all academic skills: reading.

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

Why College Students Have More in Common with Non-PC Authors Than They Realize

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.

Can Children Really Be Raised ‘Without the Concept of Sin’?

Can Children Really Be Raised ‘Without the Concept of Sin’?

The result of our relativistic society?

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

1 in 5 Lack Basic Literacy in These 3 States. Here's Why That Matters.

Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.

What I’ve Learned As A Life-Long Homeschooler

What I’ve Learned As A Life-Long Homeschooler

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.

Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Why Can’t Schools Produce Well-Rounded Adults?

Many adults believe school did not give them the tools they need as adults.

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

The War Over ‘Toxic Masculinity’

It's splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Covington: Stay Strong, Boys!

Fear not, this storm will pass.

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

6 Benefits of Garden-Based Learning

Help your children establish a sense of responsibility surrounding planning, caring for, and harvesting their own gardens.

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Human Rights Court Rules Against Parental Rights

Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Ten Books that Make Us Human

Descartes said that reading good books is like engaging with the most cultivated minds of the past.

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Here’s What Happens when the Gender-Gap Index Is Adjusted for Bias

Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

How are Humans Different Than Animals? Don't Bother Asking a Scientist.

Maybe some day, scientists will evolve into philosophers. Only then will they be able to tell what the real difference between animals and humans is

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

The Heart of the Matter: Families and Fatherhood

Why don’t our politicians and others begin a campaign to "revalorize fathers and men?" Such a campaign would cost little money but might bring great gains in nearly all parts of our society.

How America Let the Culture of Disrespect Get Out of Hand

How America Let the Culture of Disrespect Get Out of Hand

There are a couple factors at play in the rise of childhood disrespect.

Why One College is Making Cooking Class Mandatory for Chemistry Students

Why One College is Making Cooking Class Mandatory for Chemistry Students

Can a lack of cooking knowledge and skills hinder development in other areas?

Falling IQ Scores Suggest We’re Getting Dumber. Can We Reverse Course?
School Security Is Now a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. Is There a Better Way to Protect Children?

School Security Is Now a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. Is There a Better Way to Protect Children?

U.S. taxpayers spend nearly $700 billion each year on K-12 public schooling and that eye-popping sum shows no sign of slowing.

Mr. Rogers: Responsible for the Entitlement Culture?

Mr. Rogers: Responsible for the Entitlement Culture?

Can millennials blame Mr. Rogers for leading them astray?

The Seven Deadly Sins of Networking

The Seven Deadly Sins of Networking

Play the long-game with networking, and you’ll have a better experience doing it.

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Why are Parents Now Paying Children to Get Dressed?

Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Revolution on Its 60th Anniversary

Castro's Communist regime has often been praised for improving literacy and health care in Cuba. 60 years of statistics paint a different picture.

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

New Year's Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

John Lennon's "Imagine" will be played again at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. For many baby boomers, this song is the new national anthem.

What a Woman

What a Woman

If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's  Provocations.  

Teacher: Stroking Egos Does Nothing for Students. Raising Expectations Does.

Teacher: Stroking Egos Does Nothing for Students. Raising Expectations Does.

Self-confidence comes not by somebody “giving” it to a student. That method quickly fails. Instead, self-confidence results when the person knows they got better at something.

Why (Most) Right-Wing Intellectuals Hate Trump

Why (Most) Right-Wing Intellectuals Hate Trump

A lot of conservative intellectuals hate Donald Trump. The late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick's insights help explain this. 

Three Dangerous Philosophical Novels

Three Dangerous Philosophical Novels

More reading suggestions for the serious reader.  

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