Wednesday night the Trump administration reversed the one-size-fits-all approach the Obama administration took last year on student privacy in sex-segregated facilities.
Now that Betsy DeVos has been confirmed, it’s time to offer her realistic advice that does some justice to the legitimate concerns about her nomination on both sides.
Let’s read Donald Trump’s reiterated promise to repeal Common Core, not in the ruling class’s legalistic hyperliteralism, but on Trump terms, and on the American public’s terms.
Bias response teams function as speech police on many campuses. And they’re the next campus office to sprout under the firehose of federal college subsidies.
The ferocity of the opposition to Betsy DeVos highlights the importance of maintaining control over a monopolistic system is for the education establishment.
It’s past time to ponder the quote from Thomas Jefferson: ‘If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.’
Leftist control over education, from preschool through college, is a prime contributor to leading Republicans’ inability to think through education policy.
Academic freedom in a tenure-based system is not freedom but rather special protection and privileges given to a handful of cronies.
A UC-Berkeley mob pepper-sprayed a woman, injured six people, started fires, and destroyed buildings, all to prevent a speaker from speaking at the birthplace of the free speech movement.
A nonprofit legal organization has filed a civil rights suit against New York City Public schools for ‘systematic mistreatment of homeschooling families.’
Her opponents fight the person, but Betsy DeVos’s platform is sound education reform.
Learning cursive is good for children’s brains, memory, and reading abilities—but we should also cultivate good handwriting for its own sake.
Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, answered an array of preposterous questions from a bunch of unserious people. It’s a reminder that politics is often tragedy.
The New Civics sweeping colleges and K-12 teaches that citizenship means looking for grievances, then agitating for bigger government to address them.
Given all the DeVos money floating around Washington, how likely are Republicans to ask some fair but critical questions about a woman who would oversee some $70 billion annually and 5,000 public employees?
In a misguided effort to raise the bar, we are depriving our children of many of the experiences they need to develop healthy, open minds, and a love of learning.
I have learned a particularly effective strategy that many therapists also use to help clients work through their emotional and relationship struggles.
With a few simple household items, you have at your tongue-tip a never-ending response to the ‘I’m bored’ refrain. After all, necessity is the mother of invention.
When they fired Joy Karenga for vicious anti-semitism, Oberlin College sent a clear message about the responsibilities that accompany academic freedom.
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