Yale’s English department decided it will no longer require English majors to study literary luminaries such as William Shakespeare and John Donne.
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.
Ultimately, extended exercises in ‘math understanding’ simply become new procedures, which small children attempt to memorize because that is what many small children do.
Honestly, competence, adequacy, and good enough ought to be satisfying enough goals for most students in most subject areas.
The New Civics sweeping colleges and K-12 teaches that citizenship means looking for grievances, then agitating for bigger government to address them.
Drawing moral courage from Holocaust survivors, we should hold all education officials accountable for teaching the historic lessons of our civilization.
Colleges and universities are not holding up their end of the bargain in preparing students well for civic life. But they can change that.
As militant Islam becomes more prominent in world affairs, it becomes less prominent in American classrooms.
No wonder Americans are feeling ready to riot over their distrust for ‘public servants.’ These people we do not elect and cannot rid ourselves of keep knifing us in the back.
Muckraker James O’Keefe is releasing undercover Common Core videos. The reasons kids learn so little are even worse than he shows.
If homeschooling is on your education radar, think about these things.
College faculty are getting less respect because they’re making less of a real contribution to the content of higher education.
Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Common Core has revealed the rot inherent in our government and education system. And Bill Bennett can’t tell at all.
Gov. Bobby Jindal has gone to war to oust the Common Core tests that extend the hand of the federal government directly into classrooms
If the College Board’s actions speak louder than words, so far it hasn’t changed course on a plan to feed half a million kids slanted American history.
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