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School Spending: Higher Than You Might Think

School Spending: Higher Than You Might Think

Americans don’t have a clue how much money the country spends on education.

The Universal Orphanage

The Universal Orphanage

The alternative to the vigorous family.

Shouldn't Black Lives Matter Express More Outrage About This?

Shouldn't Black Lives Matter Express More Outrage About This?

By all accounts, the education system has failed the black community.

The Economist's Very Balanced Article on Black Lives Matter

The Economist's Very Balanced Article on Black Lives Matter

BLM has some legitimate complaints, but their excessive rhetoric may work against them.

We Need More Gentlemen Today

We Need More Gentlemen Today

Take a look at Newman's famous description of one.

Famous People Who Achieved Success Later in Life

Famous People Who Achieved Success Later in Life

It's never too late to learn.

This Unique Form of Education is Putting Normal District Schools to Shame

This Unique Form of Education is Putting Normal District Schools to Shame

Research suggests this as a successful alternative.

Do they really need all those gadgets?

Do they really need all those gadgets?

Some startling conclusions about how youngsters used their mobile phones, tablets and computers.

A Letter from World War I

A Letter from World War I

Includes a description of an air raid.

Does Party Affiliation Influence Marital Bliss?

Does Party Affiliation Influence Marital Bliss?

The New York Times suggests that it may.  

This Latin Phrase Might Make You Worried about Where American Society is Headed
Study: Teacher Development Courses are Ineffective

Study: Teacher Development Courses are Ineffective

Is it time to unshackle teachers from the bondage of having to study numerous educational philosophies and methods?

10 Provocative Quotes from Ivan Illich's "Deschooling Society"

10 Provocative Quotes from Ivan Illich's "Deschooling Society"

The groundbreaking book from the famous social critic.

500 Years Ago, This is What Europeans Were Doing on August 15
"Freedom is a Prize to be Continually Won"

"Freedom is a Prize to be Continually Won"

Don't get too comfortable.

Sex in a Time of Hooking Up

Sex in a Time of Hooking Up

10 Thoughts on Vanity Fair's recent article.

A Metaphor for Life

A Metaphor for Life

You’re going to get knocked down.

Presidential Candidates Better Have This Character Trait
University Proposes a Campus Retirement Community for Alumni

University Proposes a Campus Retirement Community for Alumni

"A second chance to experience college life."

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Beware Teachers Like These Ones in Ancient Greece

Now you have a name to go with the character traits.

The 6th Century Cure for Anxiety

The 6th Century Cure for Anxiety

The classics may be old, but they are still perceptive. 

Latin Continues Its Comeback

Latin Continues Its Comeback

People are once again seeing its benefits.

How Play is Changing Across Generations

How Play is Changing Across Generations

My how things have changed...

Incredible Prediction of Drone Warfare from 1937!

Incredible Prediction of Drone Warfare from 1937!

Some people saw it coming.

Why Study Philosophy?

Why Study Philosophy?

An ancient Roman had some reasons. 

The Student Debt Clock is Ticking

The Student Debt Clock is Ticking

It's alarming how quickly it has risen.

Family Reading Time: As Helpful Today as it was in Times Past

Family Reading Time: As Helpful Today as it was in Times Past

In case you ever wanted more evidence that reading is beneficial for children, a new study published in the Pediatrics medical journal will fit the bill.

It's Sad When the Government Feels the Need to Say This...

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