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Private School COVID-19 Permanent Closure Tracker

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE All schools will likely suffer in the COVID-19 recession. But as recently discussed, private schools as a whole are likely to suffer worse...

It’s Black History Month, But Something Is Different This Time

BY ALLEN WEST February is the month when we remember and celebrate the accomplishments, achievements, and contributions of American Blacks to these United States of...

True Tolerance Promotes School Choice

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE It is National School Choice Week, a week dedicated to highlighting the power of choice in education, including public and private school choice....

It is for Professors to Teach and Students to Learn

BY EARL H. TILFORD, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM While all the rage in education, my hackles rise when an educator declares, “We learn from...

Homeschooling, Choice, and Innovation: A Response

KERRY MCDONALD, CATO INSTITUTE Homeschooling continues to be a popular option for many U.S. families as they seek alternatives to conventional mass schooling. In my...

Bill de Blasio’s Great White Lie

BY SELWYN DUKE When peddling left-wing equality policy, there’s no selling point quite like claiming there are too many whiteys about. So when there aren’t,...

Let Us Be Smart About This (5 of 7) – Jefferson’s Plans for University of Virginia

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP buildings. the greatest danger will be their over-building themselves, by attempting a large house in the beginning, sufficient to contain the whole...

American Public On Education: “We Want it All”

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, back-to-school also means the release of lots of education polling, and Tuesday brought us...

Any Budget That Cuts Fed Ed is Good, But …

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE The Trump Administration’s proposed U.S. Department of Education budget, released yesterday, is due some props. It would cut spending by about 10...

Fighting the Education Crisis

BY TOM DEWEESE I’m sure you agree that there is a growing crisis in our public schools as they have become little more than factories...

Even Something as Great as School Choice Should Not Be Federalized

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Today, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), in conjunction with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, will unveil...

Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

~Historical breakthrough changes occur when innovators seek cures for societal problems~ By James E. Smith and Michelle Jamshidi We have become a society steeped in the...

Why Therapy Failed Elliot Rodger

Izzy Kalman Resiliance to Bullying Therapists are not trained to teach clients how to stop being bullied/rejected. The recent horrific murder rampage by Elliot Rodger in Santa...

Barbarians at the School House Door

BY TOM DEWEESE The barbarians have finally broken down the school doors and are now plundering knowledge. Books are their target. Banning them is the...

Educational Freedom for Our Warriors in the Land of the Free

When our Founding Fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress adopted it on July 4th, 1776, they declared themselves a nation...

Trigger-warning Tyrants

BY SELWYN DUKE People like thinking the best of themselves, which is partially why we have “trigger warnings,” “microaggressions” and claims of “taking offense” —...

Homeschooling: Restoring Parents’ Right to Raise Their Children as God Intended?

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I am a black Tea Party guy; speaker, singer, activist and prolific writer. I became exposed and educated about home-schooled...

Indispensable Public Need: Train Up Youth In Wisdom and Virtue

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 23 August 1750 I think with you, that nothing is of more importance for the public weal, than to form and...

Noah Webster on Education and the Bible

American Minute with Bill Federer The earliest human records appeared about 3,000 or 4,000 BC - Sumerian cuneiform on clay tablets in the Mesopotamian Valley. This...

The Slow Death of Common Core

BY ALAN CARUBA Think about the major policy undertakings of the Obama administration over the past six and a half years. It began with a...

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Instinctive Reaction – Rationalizing Criminal Behavior

BY T.F. STERN Having been around on this spinning planet for quite some time, I thought I’d heard most of the excuses for bad behavior. ...

Why don’t these black lives matter?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Child labor, human rights abuses and deaths are routinely ignored by Greens and Democrats~ Marathon Petroleum recently announced it will “indefinitely idle” its...

A Temple Experience

BY T.F. STERN My friend David Nell asked if I’d share an experience regarding the Temple, something that could be described as a life altering...

This Old Rocking Chair

BY T.F. STERN When my parents were starting out as a family I remember them having a beautiful black Hitchcock Rocking Chair with its traditional...