Monday, December 10, 2018

Invest Education Dollars Wisely

by Corey A. DeAngelis | CATO Institute

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,...
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How ‘The Abolition of Man’ Destroys the Idols of the Postmodern Age

No one could rightly accuse C.S. Lewis, who was raised as a Northern Protestant Irishman, of betraying his adopted home of England. During the...

The Universal Fraud of Universal Education

by Walter E. Williams | Conservative Review

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...

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...
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[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...

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....

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...

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

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

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...

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...

The Consequences of Historical Ignorance

by Jarrett Stepman | The Daily Signal

Abolish the Department of Education

by Jen Kuznicki - Conservative Review

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.

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...
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