Monday, September 24, 2018

Should Schools Embrace Competitive Teacher Pay?

by Ryan Walters In 1999, George W. Bush said, in a speech to the Latin Business Association, "Some say it is unfair to hold disadvantaged children to...
education

K-12: Parallels with Venezuela

Such a marvelous country.  Venezuela is twice the size of California, with a mix of tropical and temperate climates, with 1,500 miles of oceanfront and,...

For-Profit Charters Are Effective Too

by Jeffrey Miron via CATO One of the benefits of school choice is that it allows students with varying needs and backgrounds to choose which schooling...

Asian Americans Are The Tipping Point For Rejecting Affirmative Action

This week the Trump administration reversed an Obama-era policy that encouraged colleges to use race as a consideration in admissions. While the move itself...

Discrimination and Deceit at Harvard

For decades, the population of Asian-American students at Harvard University has remained suspiciously stagnant, even as the general population of Asian Americans has exploded....

The Tragedy of Australian Education

In April, the Australian government finally published its airy and platitudinous report and review of the country’s schools. Popularly known as ‘Gonski 2.0’ after David Gonski,...

Compare the Goals of English Classes in 1912 to Today’s if You Want to...

I recently spent an evening with a group of college students. Like most young people their age, they were engaged in their studies and...

Why Unschoolers Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs

by Kerry McDonald via FEE Almost by definition, entrepreneurs are creative thinkers and experimental doers. They reject the status quo and devise new approaches and...

Against Higher Education

Today, all Americans are told, "Go to college!" President Obama said, "College graduation has never been more valuable." But economist Bryan Caplan says that most people...

A Graduation Address from 1936

This is graduation season.  High school seniors are excited to move on from the babysitting exercise that is public education, most to the brainwashing exercise...

Nearly Four In Five College Departments Don’t Employ A Single Republican

Among tenure-track college professors at the nation’s top-ranked liberal arts schools, registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans by more than 10 to 1.
education

Public Schooling Is Not a Public Good

Teachers are walking out of public schools around the country. Texas teachers aren’t yet walking out, perhaps because Texas spends $60 billion — over half of its...

Make Schools Safe Again: Repeal The Gun-Free School Zones Act

No matter how much common sense comes into the discussion, the regressive left refuses to recognize that guns do not kill anyone. An assailant...
video

[VIDEO] Stossel on Reason: Betsy DeVos

  Stossel speak to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos about her critics and the current state of education in America, and the bleak future if change...

The Consequences of Historical Ignorance

by Jarrett Stepman | The Daily Signal

Invest Education Dollars Wisely

by Corey A. DeAngelis | CATO Institute

The Universal Fraud of Universal Education

by Walter E. Williams | Conservative Review

Abolish the Department of Education

by Jen Kuznicki - Conservative Review
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