Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.
A poem from 18th century writer William Cowper sheds some light.
Samuel Knoche thinks that he can get a good a college education on YouTube for free. He is probably right about the education part. But there are more reasons to go to college.
Micro-schools, a new educational movement of the past decade, aims to bridge the gap between faces and experience with project-based learning.
Wise men are not confined to Antiquity. Here are five wise men from the 21st Century.
There's a deeper story here.
Students are turning their own ignorance into an excuse for victimhood.
The problems of a dearth of men on college campuses is not, I think, primarily the result of deliberate gender discrimination by college admission authorities.
Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...
With the definitions of race and sex becoming so confusing, does the US need a law like Apartheid era South Africa had to define in clear terms who belongs to what race and what sex?
If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.
"Schools are failing ever greater numbers of children."
A finely designed essay ensures that the reader discovers the essay’s invention by traveling within its organization.
I’ve lost count of how often I’ve witnessed parents threaten a perfectly reasonable punishment for misbehavior and then fail to make good on their words.
Bureaucrats are now cracking down on children's playdates.
Three ways a combined high school and college career can help both students and employers.
If young people are to engage in democracy and society, young people need to learn how to respectfully disagree.
Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.
There are other ways to teach this all-important life lesson.
Gatto leaves behind a legacy that inspired thousands of people to challenge the premise on which our education system was built.
I know many young people who are educated, fit, and morally sound. I am certain my readers do as well. We just need more like them.
In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.
Gender equality aims at a self-sufficiency of sameness even in marriage and family life. How many people really prefer that?
If someone told you that public high schools have taken people with political and social power and brought them together, to the exclusion of other people, would you celebrate those schools? Probably not.
We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students are eager for a demanding course.
What exactly is socialization and why does it matter if an individual has good social skills?
The Canadian psychologist has set off left-wing ideological Geiger counters around the world, and for good reason.
Our students are ill-prepared to become voting adults, but the blame shouldn’t be placed squarely on our schools.