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It is one of the Constitutionâ€™s accidentally great procedural features for deterring the concentration of political power.
What explains the rising literacy rates and rising levels of educational achievements is also what explains the regime’s ability to continually repress Cuban people.
Does America need more intellectually independent leaders?
Colonialism is not merely European crime against people of color; every human is capable of inflicting mass amounts of suffering on any other human.
The transgender train keeps steamrolling over common sense and educational responsibility, as several recent stories demonstrate.
According to Kevin Carey of the New America think tank, coronavirus in the U.S. could lead to “a vast unplanned experiment in mass home-schooling.”
Comprehensive Sex Education is forcing kids to learn about material they aren't ready for, at the expense of their education on history and other topics.
Michael Bloomberg's comments about farmers highlights a societal problem in how we view blue collar jobs, and farmers in particular.
Federal funding for technical education programs might be about to double, a move which could greatly increase high schoolers' career prospects.
Researchers at Northeastern University have a government grant to develop a device to monitor workplace interactions in an attempt to "revolutionize equality and diversity."
The Communist Party of China is actively suppressing information on the coronavirus when they should be soliciting the world's help in fighting this disease.
Seventy percent of college students graduated with debt in 2019 – on average, US$30,000.
Nearly three-quarters of high school students report negative feelings toward school, and it seems like no one is working to fix this.
The 1619 Project claims that American history marginalizes African-Americans. Evidence suggests otherwise.
The Chinese Communist Party's increasing interference in academia in China is making it very difficult for researchers to do their jobs.
Should skills matter more than a diploma or formal schooling? Elon Musk certainly thinks so.
Unprincipled politicians are making New York streets and schools unsafe for the people they supposedly represent. Should we be surprised?
How much do you know about the American education system? These six facts might surprise you.
Miss Virginia is a can't miss movie about a mother's struggle to ensure her child has a chance at a decent education.
The Blaine Amendment might be struck down by the Supreme Court, allowing parents to use school vouchers to send their kids to religious schools.
Millions of children today are raised, by default, to be slaves to group-think, addicted to endorphins released from a digital device, burdened with neural pathways so obliterated that nary a logical thought might pass from brain to lips…
“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.
The United States has a long history of children reading the Bible in schools, a practice once again up for public debate. Could it return to schools in the near future?
An NPR story aired last week with the headline, “How Should We Regulate Homeschooling?” Short answer: “We” shouldn’t.
The American Dialect Society said some interesting things about the English language, but most folks outside of gender studies departments wouldn't agree with them.
Pete Buttigieg and The New York Times seem intent on re-framing America's history to make progress seem inevitable, and to depict its founders as the worst people in history.
Total government spending per pupil has almost doubled from 1980 to today, and that fact triggered a major correction by The Washington Post.
Playing chess is a powerful way to exercise the same logic muscles that lawyers rely on in their work.
Many modern politicians are decrying a loss of democracy in America, but America's founders never intended for it to be a democracy.
Once in a while, someone has to stand up for the common usage of the English language, and against the academic double speak we're slipping into.
The efforts of the federal government to improve education have had dismal results which only harm American students.
For many people college degrees simply aren't worth the price of tuition, so we need to be more transparent about this cost/benefit analysis.
The daughter of Laura Ingalls and Almanzo Wilder, baby Rose, grew up to become an outspoken critic of Roosevelt’s New Deal, Social Security, and other government programs she felt disempowered individuals and gave greater authority to the state.
Everyone is trying to figure out how we make progress and fix the American education system. Maybe we need to be looking backward rather than forward.
One way to get people to stop reading books is to fail to teach them to read proficiently.
The national results of education testing are in, and it's a decidedly mixed bag, especially with how much we spend per pupil.
Transgender students new unrestricted access to locker rooms and restrooms is "a great policy, unfortunately, it's not everything we want" according to one trans student.
Education is not about political influence, but about responsible freedom through a well-developed mind.
Socialism is more than political. It's a secular religion.
There are a lot of books out there. Why is it important for students to read older books when there is so much new material available?
Lifting our neighbors out of poverty may begin with providing structures to provide dignified work.
We need to better educate our children about the dangerous of socialism. Here are 10 suggestions for kick starting that learning.
Is truth-telling, or even attempting that arduous task, becoming a vanishingly rare pursuit in America?
Many college students seem to hold very rosy and optimistic views of socialism. It seems a realist on this issue is rare indeed.
Why are so many millenials turning to socialism?
Schools are engaged in brainwashing our children to believe that capitalism is evil, and that socialism and communism are positive goods.
Should Piers Morgan be fired for his view on gender?
What difference does the size of a child's class make on the quality of their education? And what are the costs associated with changing class sizes?
Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility.
Why do American students score lower on standardized tests than other countries' students? Could it be a cultural phenomenon?
It is incredibly disappointing, and a bad sign for the educational efforts of the United States, to see such high favorabilty ratings for Communism.
What's left to call racist after we label math as such?
To fight the fallout from automation, we need to care for our workers thoughtfully.
'We Are All Equal' suggests a surprising theme.
When we experience big life transitions, new job, new school, new spouse, it is important to ensure you develop new habits to preserve your sanity.
The English language itself is being changed before our eyes to conform to political correctness.
Community education efforts are easily supplanting the public school days students are missing thanks to the teachers strike.
Academic papers are becoming more and more ridiculous, but they have a long history of nonsense dating back decades.
Chicago unions are fighting to gain members through a show of strength.
Children are better served by having a unified home with both parents involved, we need to stop bowing to PC pressure to pretend otherwise.
“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” - George Orwell
It's not by walking away.
College campuses across the country are being infected by "woke" policies that are actually regressive and discriminatory.
The U.S. National Council on Disabilities is against it.
Should we start replacing great western thinkers and writers such as Plato and Homer? Do they really deserve a place in our curriculum anymore?
Americans seem to be obsessed with cheating, regardless of whether it be on academics, fiscal reality, or even attempting to cheat nature itself.
With a passage rate of nearly 95 percent on the AP Government exam, it seems like Ingerson and his textbook-less methods work. Why?
These little-known horror stories of Che Guevara should dissuade anyone from buying a shirt with his face on it.
Young socialists and communists took to twitter to rip apart a journalist, but just ended up exposing their lack of knowledge of history and economics.
With freer kids, we might just gain a freer society.
Technical education in high school provides one pathway to meaningful work for men.
Greta needs time to grow.
Becoming a billionaire requires seizing opportunities with hands willing to do hard work.
Children can often be nearly a year younger than their peers in the same grade, and this can lead to artificial diagnoses of ADHD and depression.
The 1619 project distorts America's DNA.
The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?
If we want schools to be surrogate parents, then perhaps we must accept the increased expenditures which come with more staff.
The normalizing of radical thought happens when we surrender education to radical influencers.
The cultural climate out there is weird. Just about every American adult feels it, although we try to go about life as normal, pushing our unease aside.
Many American students measure their success and self-worth by their grades. How did we get to this point?
Dealing with bullies is the way many kids learn to deal with adversity and difficult people as they grow up. Today's society is denying them this learning opprotunity.
College students are more stressed out and more depressed than ever before. Whose fault is this and what can be done about it?
Progressivism has the hallmarks of several historical political movements, and we must examine it in the context of those movements' effects.
Allowing gifted children to skip grades has hugely positive affects for their ability to climb out of poverty. Why are we preventing that?
What if our promotion of diversity is all wrong?
Should we throw out all prejudices? Perhaps we need to be a bit more selective.
While the College Board might have backed off on an Adversity Score, they're still pursuing other ways to profile students' backgrounds.
Have you ever thought that high school graduates today… well, just don’t seem to know or understand as much as they once did?
A biologically male runner in the NCAA’s top division is competing in women’s cross country this fall.
What is it that sets classical education apart from the traditional schooling?
Kids participating in Utah's Children’s Entrepreneur Market are being ordered by government officials to pay sales tax on their small businesses. But one activist says children are exempt from such taxes.
It’s that time of year and that time of life.
We are letting our children down with our desire for quick fixes and convenient “solutions” that don’t come close to identifying underlying problems.
The “salad bowl” philosophy informs every word of the Golden State’s proposed curriculum for a new high school graduation requirement.
Kim Brooks suggests that childhood has been ruined by many culprits including screens, food, and lack of play. But she also believes that our approach to child-rearing has undergone a dramatic change.
Thackeray was a brilliant observer of human nature. His advice on how to raise children deserves to be taken into consideration.
Evidence is mounting that political ideology is corrupting the liberal arts.
Does allowing for transgender females to compete in women's sports discriminate against biological females?
Schooling is the default. It's time to challenge defaults.
There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.
Apprenticeship programs could offer a promising college alternative, but establishing them can be difficult.
Christine Lindstrom and her family have been a part of the roadschooling movement for the last three years.
What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?
If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?
Listening to “Baby Shark” is akin to torture. Yet somehow that song has racked up a staggering three billion views on YouTube. Who is watching it? Why aren’t parents...
Feminists go ballistic over a romantic incident.
We walked on the moon in under a decade, yet in the 57 years since Kennedy’s challenge we are still only talking about reforming the failing K-12 public education system.
While admitting the incident was innocent, Runge claimed the fishing knot “has affected the entire community, and many experienced intense emotional reactions.”
It’s unclear why the NEA would vote against re-dedicating itself to “increased student learning."
Buckling under pressure from those who find the images offensive to certain members of the school community, the board decided to paint over it.
Mayor de Blasio’s policies keep New York City kids trapped in violent, chronically failing schools.
Tara Blair Ball has taught for nine years. And she hates teaching.
So many politically-correct assumptions have become mainstream that, as Tocqueville once predicted, they have narrowed our ability to question rather than actually give us answers.
Only parents can demand accountability from school systems and set boundaries around their children.
The implementation of personalized learning is challenging.
Somewhere along the line, the Republican Party earned itself the moniker of the “Stupid Party.”
There’s seemingly no end to the populist handouts – nor to the erosion of personal responsibility that comes along with them.
The Urban Institute recently released a report claiming that in the past fifty years, American higher education has been "transformed" in a rightward direction. Is this true?
Handicrafts assist children in their character development.
The facts are clear that students, parents, and taxpayers have paid increasingly more for higher education, with dubious results.
“No one in the state of Connecticut is happy about this, but no one has enough courage to speak up,” Selina Soule said during an interview.
The key to raising resilient children is avoiding common unhealthy parenting practices.
Now, those of us in the zoomer (Gen Z) and millennial generations are not only footing the bill for Social Security and Medicare, we are also subsidizing boomer retirement hobbies with our tuition and tax dollars. What gives?
Today, ridding the world of Western civilization as a phenomenon doesn’t seem like such a stretch.
We often overlook books from the past, preferring to look at something fresh and relevant. But might these works from the past give us fresh insight into present issues?
A new survey finding that college students generally support free speech also shows what for some is a worrisome divide over what students value more: an “inclusive society” that “welcomes diverse groups” or protecting “the...
We are left with children who rely not on authoritative adults but on news from nowhere.
Looking beyond the practicalities, though, we should keep in mind that education ought to be more than mere job preparation. It should be soulcraft, enabling the student to realize his human potential, and preparing him to embrace the...
The College Board will now assign an “adversity score” to SAT test takers, “calculated using 15 factors including the crime rate and poverty levels from the student’s high school and neighborhood.”
Yoga and mindfulness could become the fourth “R” of public education. But up for debate is whether the “R” in this case stands for relaxation or religion.
Public high schools still aren't taking school security seriously.
All of this talk about free college and student loan forgiveness should lead us to wonder why college costs and debt are rising in the first place.
Is this the end of women’s sports?
Our beloved Aaron Wolf passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. It is a devastating loss to his family and a terrible loss to Chronicles, The Charlemagne Institute, and our cause.
Greta and other Western children are given to understand that human beings — they themselves — are the problem.
It's being used to drive a narrative the media wants to hear.
A quarter of teachers report being the objects of student violence and abuse according to a recent survey out of the UK.
Three Arizona students may soon learn a valuable lesson: There’s a difference between exercising your free speech on campus and blocking someone else’s attempt to do the same.
Perhaps a return to smaller districts and schools would be a wise move for students across the country.
Fair play should be anything but controversial.
Camille Paglia said something the other day that triggered a group of whinypants college students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts.
Given McGuffey’s five generations of successful use in the classroom, maybe modern educators have something to learn from this approach.
It could be argued that today’s young “snowflakes” are the obvious products of a lifetime immersion in digitalism.
When my fifth graders all flunked the physical fitness test, I decided to do something about it. Every day after lunch we jumped rope for five minutes. It worked.
Truth is the best antidote to hatred. Not my truth and your truth, but the conviction that it is possible for both of us to reach agreement on the truth of things with reason, evidence and dialogue.
There’s no manual for becoming a man. Nonetheless, there are concrete steps men can take towards positive masculine ideals.
Young men need authority structures to belong to, and in lieu of that, some are turning to hate.
I also wonder if Jussie Smollett ever encountered a university administrator who taught him that one could gain power by feigning impotence and claiming victimhood. If so, that would explain a lot
Those radicals of the 1960s seem to have won the game. Or have they?
Jussie Smollett wasted police time and resources while attempting to paint himself as a victim. Has the lenient attitude toward hate crime hoaxes on many campuses spread to the rest of the country, as well?
As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and...
The Swiss psychologist foresaw and lamented the West's break with tradition and the loneliness of modernity.
Neither racism nor subjectivity is the primary cause of the higher black suspension rate.
Studying the liberal arts may seem like a one way road to unemployment. Nothing could further from the truth.
When it comes to language assimilation, neither of the standard assurances is convincing.
If Canada’s program is any indication, the government’s definition of “high-quality” child care may, in fact, be harming children.
Does open discussion of ideas bring greater contention, or not?
We need to fix this, for the sake of our republic.
“We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own."
Booker T. Washington indeed might have sought reconciliation between white and black, but his call was truly to his own race alone to educate themselves and to work hard to improve mind and character.
"We suppress genius because we haven’t yet figured out how to manage a population of educated men and women. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious."
Far from being the “guardians” of democracy or the supposed voice of the people, the current media and academic establishment is the revolutionary vanguard at odds with the common American.
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...
The result of our relativistic society?
Adult illiteracy is one of the most overlooked socio-economic problems in America.
Fear not, this storm will pass.
Parents have a natural right and responsibility to raise and educate their children, not the state.
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...
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.
Can millennials blame Mr. Rogers for leading them astray?
U.S. taxpayers spend nearly $700 billion each year on K-12 public schooling and that eye-popping sum shows no sign of slowing.
Have we gone overboard on the entitlement-attitude toward chores?
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.
Castro's Communist regime has often been praised for improving literacy and health care in Cuba. 60 years of statistics paint a different picture.
If you are looking for a New Year's Day read, then look no further than Camille Pagilia's Provocations.
A lot of conservative intellectuals hate Donald Trump. The late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick's insights help explain this.
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.
More reading suggestions for the serious reader.
There are a number of things that killed scouting.
At least that's what they're about to teach in one British school district.
The recent questioning of the minimum presidential age raises the issue.
“Poverty proofing” is all the rage in the UK as educators have become concerned that lower-income students are facing too much social stigma from their peers in public schools.
Schools ought to teach history, not protest it.
Parents are increasingly required to obey, to conform to a school’s demands even if they believe such orders may not be appropriate for their child.
Emory University history professor Michael Bellesiles published the book Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture. Only it wasn't as academic as it was first thought.
"I would love to homeschool my kids, but I have to work.”
As a parent, you should wonder: What are the schools trying to hide?
How can we ensure that the children in our lives receive toys they actually use, enjoy, and are beneficial for them as well?
Are Americans who admire the world’s most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid?
Jane Austen describes a world of highly regulated social behavior in which roles and intentions were more clearly communicated than they are tody. Nevertheless, Jane Austen's world is filled with people struggling with the same weaknesses we stru
Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.
Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.
A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.
Micro-schools, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.
Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.
There's a deeper story here.
Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.
The problems of a dearth of men on college campuses is not, I think, primarily the result of deliberate gender discrimination by college admission authorities.
Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...
If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.
"Schools are failing ever greater numbers of children."
A finely designed essay ensures that the reader discovers the essay’s invention by traveling within its organization.
I’ve lost count of how often I’ve witnessed parents threaten a perfectly reasonable punishment for misbehavior and then fail to make good on their words.
Bureaucrats are now cracking down on children's playdates.
Three ways a combined high school and college career can help both students and employers.
If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
There are other ways to teach this all-important life lesson.
Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.
I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.
In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.
Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?
If someone told you that public high schools have taken people with political and social power and brought them together, to the exclusion of other people, would you celebrate those schools? Probably not.
We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students are eager for a demanding course.
What exactly is socialization and why does it matter if an individual has good social skills?
The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.
Keating is well known for urging his students to be bold non-conformists and to “Make your lives extraordinary.” He’s also a reprehensible person pushing a bankrupt philosophy.
Depriving our children of the beautiful mysteries they introduce would only ultimately impoverish us, and make us less human.
If we want fewer hate crime hoaxes on campus, perhaps we need to change what is openly valued in academia, to focus on achievement rather than knapsacks of privilege and ladders of oppression.
What kind of insanity has taken over the educated classes when they treat knowledge as something to fear and loathe?
#PostcardsforMacron highlights one of the best ways a woman can expand her influence.
The idea that the state should protect children from their parents should be cause for astonishment among liberty defenders.
“Freedom of the intellect means the freedom to report what one has seen, heard, and felt, and not to be obliged to fabricate imaginary facts and feelings.” - George Orwell
Asian American students are suing Harvard for racial discrimination. Harvard says it wants its students to reflect America's diversity.
Could children come before tertiary education?
A new survey finds that a third of young voters identify with some form of socialism.
California state lawmakers recently passed a bill forcing restaurants to offer specific beverages to children. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which passed easily in both the Senate and Assembly, at the end of September.
In a small Dutch elementary school, a teacher sits with her students and asks, “Who here has been in love?” The children giggle, and hands are raised in response. Why is the teacher asking her young students this adult question?
How many do you practice regularly?
Can a society which welcomes diversity find room in its group hug to embrace truth?
Is there any reason whatsoever for adults to tolerate this kind of behavior from our young people?
America wasn’t founded as a democracy to be run by voters acting on their feelings and opinions.
Are homeschoolers the "keepers of the culture"?
Students are up to a challenge... they just don't get the chance.
As the post-Millennial generation starts to leave the nest, growing numbers of professors and employers are noticing something that therapists have been discussing for awhile: this generation is far too fragile.
How do we correct a failing educational system?
For decades, universities have drifted further and further away from their true purpose. Now they are taking the rest of the world with them.
Some students think that America should offer free college education, like Europe. But comparing the two educational system is comparing apples and oranges. The American system, for all its problems, is more open and flexible.
If Shakespeare stands at the center of our culture, then getting people to read his plays and attend them belongs to the core tasks of the preservation of Western Civilization. The plays are not difficult to stage. Here are some examples of...
California’s politicians seem to believe only some ideas are welcome—if those ideas have been “fact-checked” by the heavy hand of government-sponsored boards.
Raising kids to take the punches of life begins with simple things like daily chores and exercise.
It's a whole different game when you're asked to open your wallet...
When I taught homeschool seminars in Latin, history, and literature in Asheville, North Carolina, I would wait for a cold spell in February and then email my students to come to class dressed for the weather.
If we want students to try activities, to learn to work hard, to overcome challenges, and pursue their dreams, we need to stop demeaning their activities with something as flimsy as participation awards.
Public education fanatics need to reexamine their history books.
Turns out, free lunches get really expensive.
The fact is, not every child in the world will turn into a stellar reader, sucking up information from books left and right. But there are a few simple ways adults can foster a love of reading in children.
As a college teacher, I try to listen to all points of view, and I want students to feel they can speak up in class to express their own thoughts, and to challenge anything I say in class.
We miss a lot of important truths by simply sticking to new books and avoiding the old.
Isn't that the whole point of libraries in the first place?
Understanding our rights under the law is tantamount in a free society, a lesson I learned from my mother.
How many school shootings happen in the U.S. in a single school year? The answer is surprisingly hard to figure out.
If print starts to die, a lot will go with it.
The question is, will the rest of America do the same?
Why have good manners become an object of scorn?
Only 24% of students in the 8th and 12th grades were proficient in writing. Why are Americans such lousy writers? They are not taught to write.
The time is ripe, she said, for America to embrace the values that her uncle fought and prayed for.
Five suggestions to have a college education which prepares you for life
To be a good writer you need to think about what your readers want, you need to read more, you need to edit and you have to actually write. So, get started.
Students perform better when they work under a moderate amount of stress. Studies also show that too much praise of students is not a good idea.
We've long been told that education is the salvation of the world. But is it?
Would childhood anxiety and depression diminish if more parents followed through on giving chores?
How is it that parents now need doctors to tell them to let their kids play?
Forty years ago, 60 percent of high school kids read books daily. Not anymore.
Communication is key.
But is a shopping mall exactly what we have reduced the university to?
Political activism is fine, but to focus on politics instead of commonsense solutions for school safety simply isn’t.
Colleges exist to foster critical thinking and to teach students useful knowledge germane to a legitimate academic discipline. Social justice, however, is not a legitimate academic discipline, but rather an empty slogan.
Five takeaways from a week with Generation Z.
Perhaps the future isn’t as bleak as we’ve been led to believe.
When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.
Is there a case for giving basic marriage instruction in school?
The Story and Symbolism Behind the Most Chilling Image in the History of Western Art
Higher educations institutions need to change how they are run, not get rid of their majors.
Girls like trade classes in girls-only settings. So why is the government standing in the way of this?
If President Eisenhower had not focused on the important while commanding the Allied forces, would World War II been lost?
An email was sent to all school district superintendents in Illinois regarding the recent Supreme Court decision. See one superintendent's response.
We spend most of our lives not truly living at all but shoring up goods for some time in the future when we can enjoy them—which never comes since we have incapacitated ourselves from enjoying the present.
Comfortable shoes, Thanksgiving turkeys, and geometry can all teach us about happiness and the Divine.
Somewhere along the way, we forgot how to argue well. Help restore civil discourse.
Teen summer employment has experienced a dramatic drop in the last 30 years.
Of the hours Americans devote to free time, one area in particular is rather shortchanged.
Beyond being an irritant and filling society with busybodies of the worst type, these people are indicative of the infantilization of the American adult.
The constitutional system the Founding Fathers built is strong, but it can’t survive when citizens en masse are ready to come to blows with one another on a semipermanent basis.
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that nonunion government workers can’t be forced to pay dues or other fees to support a union.
Although math is a useful tool, mathematicians throughout history have considered it to have a much higher purpose.
A Washington university is shelling out big bucks to settle a dispute with a Republican student group that filed a lawsuit alleging the school discriminated against it by charging exorbitant security fees for speaker events.
Paul Boron is 13 years old. And he’s facing a felony eavesdropping charge that could change the course of the rest of his life.
Bias in favor of or against an individual simply because of his or her race or ethnicity is morally wrong.
By protesting instead of arguing, student activists risk having their arguments drowned in the wash of media publicity that invariably comes their way. They will be seen, to be sure, but they very likely will not be heard.
Each of the VPs in the diversity division at the University of Texas make more than six figures. Meanwhile, tuition at the school more than doubled between 2002 and 2015.
A Northeastern University professor’s Washington Post op-ed “Why Can’t We Hate Men?” has received a flood of negative feedback.
Today’s children are experiencing a barrage of new books – in school, in libraries, and even at home – which encourage them to fight for social justice, to question the past and its authorities, to assert their own opinions and fight for them.