Congress can take two major steps to encourage school choice in lieu of this ineffective 529 expansion: dramatically cut its meddling in education, and dramatically increase the federal child tax credit.
Let’s take a look at some evidence for Mary Eberstadt’s charge that increasingly anxious and rootless young Americans have been cheated by their own families and society of their sense of identity.
Yale’s English department decided it will no longer require English majors to study literary luminaries such as William Shakespeare and John Donne.
School choice hasn’t been tried and found wanting. It’s been found politically difficult and not really tried.
It looks like this is as close to an apology or admission of failure as we’re going to get, folks. Sorry about that $4 trillion and mangled years of education for American K-12 kids and teachers.
Creating children likely to grow up into productive adults and capable citizens is non-negotiable to the nation’s long-term health, both socially and fiscally.
Before we raze the memory of Christopher Columbus, we might wish to know why many generations considered him a great man despite his sins.
‘This American Life’ ran a report on the Proud Boys, a self-described ‘fraternal organization” that promotes ‘alt-light’ political ideas centered on an odd combination of post-sexual-revolution mores.
Complaints about testing are a direct consequence of three decades of Republican-driven emphasis on using tests as a centralized mechanism for controlling schools.
While Packers and Bears players and coaches linked arms on the field, a plethora of little American flags popped up all over the stadium. Fans shouted ‘USA! USA!’
One might wonder why Jeff Sessions would take the time to say such obvious things, but to judge by the reactions it appears many Americans do indeed need a free speech 101 class.
That so many Americans are merely transactional citizens ignorant of fundamental facets of the American identity is not just a sign but a root cause of our current social disintegration.
The parable of the prodigal son is ultimately about eternal salvation, not American politics. But it also has something to say about human nature, justice, and mercy.
Technically, yes, hurricanes exist because of sins like extramarital sex and abortion. Yet theodicy — reconciling God’s goodness with the existence of evil — is much, much more complicated than such sneering reductionism.
A ‘landmark’ clinical trial finds parents could reduce by 80 percent a susceptible child’s risk of later developing a peanut allergy if they introduce peanut butter to their babies early.
Betsy DeVos frightens the heebiejeebies out of the Left because her marquee policy—school choice—uncovers their intellectual and moral bankruptcy.
The statue was vandalized the day before UVA’s Black Student Alliance presented ‘demands’ that included teaching students about the relation between Thomas Jefferson and white supremacy.
Angry parents stampeded a California charter school board meeting Monday after a teacher read her kindergarten class picture books about transgenderism to affirm a gender dysphoric classmate.
It appears Islamists have something in common with statue vandals besides an ideology that justifies political violence and a rabid hatred of free expression: the desecration of historic monuments.
Parents are finding fewer and fewer ways to protect their children from being used as guinea pigs inside an experiment constructed by unelected bureaucrats.
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