Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is managing editor of The Federalist and author of "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," out from Encounter Books this month. Get it on Amazon. She previously was managing editor of School Reform News at The Heartland Institute and the assistant editor for American Magazine at the American Enterprise Institute. Joy is also the 2013-14 recipient of a Robert Novak journalism fellowship for in-depth reporting on Common Core national education mandates. Joy has taught high school and middle school history, literature, and debate, and has written public speaking curriculum. She is a graduate of the Hillsdale College honors and journalism programs. She and her husband live in the Midwest and have four children ages five and younger. Follow Joy on Twitter.
Everyone Should Consider How To Support Moms Like Professor Who Offered To Hold Baby In Class

Professor Sally Hunter told single mother Morgan King she doesn’t need to miss class again if she can’t find childcare. Just bring the baby to class.

Data Shows Media Covered Gabby Giffords Shooting Twice As Much As Steve Scalise Shooting

In the week after each shooting incident, newspapers nationwide ran more than twice as many articles mentioning Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as they have Rep. Steve Scalise, according to Lexis Nexis’s news database.

Moving NASA T-Shirts From Boy’s To Girl’s Rack Only Hurts Women In Science

Harvard University biologist Katie Hinde tweeted how she’d moved NASA tank tops from the boy’s to girl’s clothing section, garnering more than 120,000 likes and 24,000 retweets.

Is Self-Care Healthy Or The Ultimate In Millennial Narcissism? Yes

A new study finds a connection between millennials’ high rates of ‘self-care’ and their obsessive use of the Internet — it’s where millennials get solutions, including ones to problems they didn’t previously know they have.

Threat Shuts Down Public College After Students Go Postal On Professor Objecting To Racial Segregation

In the email rioting students found offensive, Bret Weinstein objected to racial segregation. ‘On a college campus, one’s right to speak–or to be–must never be based on skin color.’

In Surprise Move, DeVos Resists Pressure To Nationalize School Choice

A House exchange attacking religious Americans accidentally highlighted the wisdom in Betsy DeVos’s apparent decision this week to refrain from anouncing a federal ‘choice’ program.

Congressional Hit On Charles Murray Indicates Rioting Won’t Stay On Campus

Charles Murray is an eminent social scientist who should be receiving the nation’s highest honors rather than be subjected to humiliating public floggings.

Report: Public School Bloat Depressing Teacher Pay, Wasted $805 Billion Since 1992

The more levels of government that interfere with a school, the more waste, fraud, and abuse its leaders can get away with because it’s not clear who is responsible for what.

Calling George Will A ‘Rape Apologist’ Is Defamation And Bad For Rape Survivors

Attack groups have begun banging the drum against George Will in response to news NBC and MSNBC have hired the Pulitzer-Prize-winning columnist as a contributor.

Yet Another Poll Finds Millennials Incoherent About Basic American Rights

The press release for a new poll makes the welcome claim that ‘Vast, Silent Majority of Millennials Overwhelmingly Support Religious and Social Freedoms.’ Alas, the results are more complicated.

How Trump’s Executive Order Can Fix Ronald Reagan’s Education Failure

The Trump administration can better its odds of ending the monopolies at the root of widespread public dissatisfaction with schools and their indoctrination of American kids.

Selena Gomez Responds To Reports ’13 Reasons Why’ Is Leading Kids To Hurt Themselves

Actress Selena Gomez, the 24-year-old producer of Netflix’s teen suicide drama “13 Reasons Why,” responds to reports that her popular series has boosted the harmful behavior it aims to curb.

These Two Videos Reveal Trans Ideology’s Goals: Ending Sex And Normalizing Abuse

Trans ideology is positively sex-hostile, in both senses of that term. This is not what most people binging on the sexual revolution and its aftermath were expecting.

Families Don’t Buy Identity Politics: Despite Boy Doll, American Girl Sales Slide Again

The latest earnings reports confirm something’s going wrong: American Girl’s sales declined 12 percent this past quarter, one of its biggest drops in recent years.

Education Is A Market Whether Liberals Like It Or Not

Republians prefer fascistic education programs, and Democrats prefer socialistic ones, but both are different costumes on the same old central planning wolf.

Boys Will Keep Winning Girls’ Sports Trophies Until We Are Willing To Re-Assert Sex Distinctions

The assumption in Obergefell that the sexes are interchangeable is affecting laws and regulations that concern sex differences in many other forms.

Trump Reiterates Stance Against Common Core: ‘We Have To End It’

For the first time since his election, President Trump has reiterated his opposition to Common Core. And his education secretary is starting to sound promising notes.

9 Similarities Between Samantha Bee’s Megachurch And Evangelical Heretics

In no way should church be anything like a political television harangue, but for many Americans it can be a fair comparison.

The ‘Benedict Option’ Is The Sunniest Prediction Of Doom You’ll Ever Read

Rod Dreher’s ‘The Benedict Option’ makes a compelling argument that for too long we have conflated the American Dream with Christianity—and a reasonable, even sunny, pitch for a return to discipleship.

Brain Scientists: ‘Learning Styles’ Like Auditory, Visual, And Kinesthetic Are Bunk

While the idea of learning styles might make intuitive sense, ‘categorising individuals can…impair motivation to apply oneself or adapt.’