Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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.

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] 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

Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase in Indonesia

By Joppe de Ree, Menno Pradhan, and Halsey Rogers - CATO Institute

Striking Teachers To Parents: Nice Little School Ya Got There. Be A Shame If...

By Timothy Benson - The Federalist Teacher strikes are firmly in the National Lampoon ‘if-you-don’t-buy-this-magazine-we’ll-kill-this-dog’ school of negotiating.