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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...

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...

The Death Throes of Common Core

BY ALAN CARUBA Americans are learning the hard way that the federal government should not be permitted to impose one-size-fits-all standards to education. It was...

Education, Religion & History

American Minute with Bill Federer     On MARCH 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his...

The Result of Not Teaching Kids to Read

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY You’ve heard me talk over and over about the failure of the schools to teach children how to be good readers so...

Timothy Dwight IV died January 11, 1817

American Minute with Bill Federer A grandson of Princeton president Jonathan Edwards, he could read at age 4 and entered Yale at 13. He was a...

New Math on College Campuses

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY The New York Times published a provocative news story called “The New Math on Campus.” No, it’s not about the failure of...

What is the best way to educate everyone?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … concerning the College of Wm. & Mary … prepared three bills for the Revisal, proposing three distinct grades of education,...

The Case of Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Why Didn't School Desegregation Work? BY CARL L. BANKSTON III After well over a half-century of efforts to desegregate American schools, many schools and even school...

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism,...

Abolition of the Family—Karl Marx

TYRANNY UNMASKED, KARL MARX Abolition of the family! Even the most radical flare up at this infamous proposal of the Communists. On what foundation is the...

A High School Curriculum that Teaches the Truth About Communism

A Q&A with Dr. Paul Kengor PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Vision & Values: Dr. Paul Kengor, you recently completed a curriculum that...

America's Education Battlefield

BY ALAN CARUBA The 2010 introduction of Common Core, a set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school children should know in math and...

Chile’s Proposed Education Reforms Would Kill the Goose that Lays the Golden Eggs

ANDREW J. COULSON, CATO INSTITUTE For the past three decades, Chile has had a nationwide voucher-like school choice program. Parents can choose among public and...

Common Core Rapidly Losing Support

BY ALAN CARUBA As their children either start or return to school, parents are naturally concerned about the quality of education they receive from kindergarten...

How Intelligent are Americans?

BY ALAN CARUBA The segments when Jay Leno would take to the street to ask Americans questions about things that one would expect them to...

Government Is Always the Answer, Even if Government Was the Problem

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN When the housing bubble burst in 2008 and brought much of the economy down with it, the more thoughtful analysts...