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.
Fear not, this storm will pass.
Help your children establish a sense of responsibility surrounding planning, caring for, and harvesting their own gardens.
Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.
Descartes said that reading good books is like engaging with the most cultivated minds of the past.
Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.
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
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.
There are a couple factors at play in the rise of childhood disrespect.
Can a lack of cooking knowledge and skills hinder development in other areas?
Are we getting dumber? Apparently so.
U.S. taxpayers spend nearly $700 billion each year on K-12 public schooling and that eye-popping sum shows no sign of slowing.
Can millennials blame Mr. Rogers for leading them astray?
Play the long-game with networking, and you’ll have a better experience doing it.
Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?
Castro's Communist regime has often been praised for improving literacy and health care in Cuba. 60 years of statistics paint a different picture.
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.
If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's Provocations.
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.
A lot of conservative intellectuals hate Donald Trump. The late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick's insights help explain this.
More reading suggestions for the serious reader.