Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann
Joy Pullmann is managing editor of The Federalist and author of the forthcoming "The Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids," from Encounter Books.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.
Democrats Debate Preschool: Should It Be Fascist Or Socialist?

Federal funding for preschool is a 1950s answer to 2016’s needs. That means it will create more problems than it solves.

Why You Can Expect To See More Violence In Schools This Year

Federal race quotas for school discipline and militarization of school security combined with toxic culture means we will likely see more violence inside America’s schools—unless we break the cycle.

12 Reasons Science Shows Conservative Women Have The Best Sex

BuzzFeed reports on a new study of 19,000 people in five European countries that found ‘very right-wing’ people are the most satisfied with their sex lives. Oh, we know.

Even Women With Headphones May Want A Man To Chase Them

Back off, uptight whiners, and stop making public and romantic life so much less fun for everyone. Some ladies like a good chase.

Why Does John Oliver Want To Trap Poor Kids In Failing Schools?

John Oliver’s most recent show repeated union talking points that parents across the political spectrum have realized are lies that consign millions of kids to a piss-poor education.

What Do American Schools Teach About Islam? PC Or Nothing

As militant Islam becomes more prominent in world affairs, it becomes less prominent in American classrooms.

CA Lawmaker Ends Bid To Erase Religious Colleges; Settles For Public Targeting

Senate Bill 1146 would have pulled college subsidies from students who attend religious colleges unless those colleges strip their distinctive religious practices.

Tennessee To Create ‘Safe Spaces’ In K-12 Schools

The federal government has revived a failed push to have schools track and manipulate kids’ feelings and relationships. But ‘safe spaces’ won’t help troubled kids.

Hillary’s Bernie-Inspired Plan Will Make College Woes Worse

Want debt-free college? Essentially everyone can get that without using the force of government to grease the palms of Hillary’s cronies.

DNC Emails: Common Core A ‘Third Rail’ To Ignore

This helps explain why Democrat politicians paid little attention to lefty constituents’ objections to Common Core.

Donald Trump’s Culture War

While the recent Republican convention was notably bereft of significant attention to the usual culture-war issues, Donald Trump’s critique of our economy and foreign policy is its own culture war.

Mike Pence Makes A Good Match For Trump

A veep nod would parachute Pence out of facing the wrath of voters he’s screwed. Good for him. Not so good for Trump or the country.

Iowa Bureaucrats Force Trans Bathrooms On Churches, Forbid Non-PC Preaching

Do your church and pastor teach orthodox Christian doctrine about human sexuality? They’d better shut up about it, or Iowa’s ‘Civil Rights’ Commission will fine and harass them.

How To Celebrate America On July 4? By Playing The National Anthem With A Suppressed .22 Rifle

‘Top Shot’ winner Chris Cheng has a present for us all on America’s birthday: a rousing rendition of the the Star-Spangled Banner, played with a suppressed Ruger 10/22 rifle.

Who Elected Melinda Gates Global Contraception Czar?

Melinda Gates wants to export Western ideas to the developing world. But not our best ideas, such as government by consent. Our most dangerous: unfettered power.

Blake Lively Loves Babies So Much She Wants A House Full

Actress Blake Lively says she wants a ‘big family’ like hers and her husband’s. It’s a fabulous goal.

How Androgynous Bathrooms Ruin Social Cohesion, And Women Can Restore It

It’s time for a better level of discourse over the push for opening bathrooms and showers to all comers. Women from the Left and Right are uniting to make that happen—and here’s the cultural argument for why.

Can We Just Admit College Is A Giant Ponzi Scheme?

College students from Baylor to Oberlin are right: they’re being exploited and oppressed. They’re just aiming their fire at the wrong part of the system.

10 Top Reasons You Should Have Kids Before 30

The U.S. fertility rate has fallen to match its record low. Here’s why that needs to change, and you need to be the one to change it.

Report: To Divorce-Proof Yourself, Don’t Have Premarital Sex

women who married in the 2000s were least likely to divorce if they had no sex partners before marriage, at a rate of approximately 6 percent.