In recent years, America’s schools have attempted to train teachers of the highest quality.
The "Tory rebel" lost her seat in Parliament for her opposition to Neville Chamberlain, but was vindicated by history.
In comparison to the rational debate fostered by Franklin and his fellows, is our debate all too often irrational?
Evidence suggests the Arthurian legend was inspired by the tomb of a reformed Tuscan knight.
"It’s worse than you could ever imagine.”
They voiced the same concerns of many Americans today.
These make the NAEP 8th grade sample questions look like a piece of cake.
The Rough Rider had a lot to say.
"We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when I’m as good as you has fully had its way."
Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?
One elementary school began teaching Greek and Latin word roots and saw interesting results...
Are parents going to have to take matters into their own hands and fill the many holes being left by today’s education system?
The Founding Fathers debated whether the Constitution should include a Bill of Rights at all.
Depression is a terrible beast, isn’t it?
Many children are no longer familiar with a key source which Charles Schulz used for his inspiration.
Do we have a lot more "geniuses" in this country than we realize?
According to Tolstoy, death no longer has meaning for civilized man.
Are you smarter than an 8th grader in 1904?
Have we come to believe that manners are bonds of affliction, rather than affection?
"The American Ascendancy, epitomized iconically on the silver screen by John Wayne, is not dying but dead."
“I started with this idea in my head, ‘Dere’s two things I’ve got a right to, and dese are, Death or Liberty..."
In a recent Slate podcast, a caller posed the following question:
Young men could not easily backslide on a promise.
Has the tendency toward an easier reading diet both in school and in everyday life dulled many people’s ability to process and understand important concepts?
Hair used to be a huge deal to people.
Four and a half centuries before the Holocaust, thousands of Jews in Lisbon were tortured and killed for heresy on Easter.