AP classes, and the College Board, have too large a role in defining the curriculum of American high schools due to their de facto monopoly on the college-credit system for high schoolers.
It’s idiotic to decide who is important to study based on what their skin and hair looks like rather than our available knowledge about their civilization and its effects on the world.
The nation’s largest advanced high school curriculum provider persists in presenting ideologically slanted curricula to U.S. students at taxpayer expense.
My state, Oklahoma, was one of the first and only to repeal Common Core. It took years of work, and ultimately accomplished just about nothing.
The College Board’s new European history framework minimizes or ignores religion, free enterprise, the brutality of the Soviet Union, European intellectual history, and Great Britain.
A recent critique of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by novelist Alice Randall has converted me into a full-throttled defender of Harper Lee’s coming of age tale.
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.
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