Auguste Meyrat is an English teacher in the Dallas area. He holds an MA in humanities and an MEd in educational leadership. He is the senior editor of The Everyman and has written essays for The Federalist, The American Conservative, and The Imaginative Conservative, as well as the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. Follow him on Twitter.
Removing time-tested classics and assigning easy fiction with leftist themes fails in cultivating any love of reading in the students that need it most.
Ironically, even though it is an inferior choice in itself, virtual learning might positively affect public schooling.
Conservative firebrand Dinesh D’Souza’s latest book, ‘The United States of Socialism,’ proves to be both engaging and smart in spite of some strident polemicism.
NAEP’s changes might cause better test results, but they fundamentally alter the meaning of reading comprehension, which would hurt students.
Parents need to persuade educational and political leaders to fully reopen schools before the negative effects on their children leave permanent scars.
Most schools around the country have not truly reopened, and many will continue offering virtual learning far into the school year.
With the upcoming presidential election, the left is increasingly dispensing with logic and common sense as they push for universal mail-in ballots.
In many ways, the adoption of the 1619 Project doesn’t essentially change American history for most students. It still relies on the same methods of history instruction.
When public school districts have a monopoly, they can easily justify delaying school or implementing extended closures. School choice is the solution.
By preserving culture and supporting children, the nuclear family consequently becomes the highest and most effective form of empowerment.
If perpetuating a white, patriarchal culture in any capacity is enough to merit monument takedown, nearly all statues are subject to removal, not just those of Confederate generals.
Ironically, the one public figure who wants to revive the Christian context and restore traditional values is thrice-married, nominally Christian President Trump.
As America’s cities burn and leftist sympathizers make headlines, the U.S. Supreme Court quietly passed a potentially horrendous ruling against religious freedom.
What does Christian Epicureanism afford the modern Christian living through a pandemic? It offers the very things necessary to recover: friendship and peace.
The current situation is far from ideal, but some influential people are now sensing a great opportunity to make online learning the norm. They shouldn’t.
Instead of being a vital technology empowering average people to learn and act for themselves, the internet now mostly succeeds in making users feel small, paranoid, and helpless.
Draconian and unsupported restrictions on Americans are not necessarily an exercise in ambition, but vanity: politicians absolutely must look like a leader at all costs.
Attempts at eliminating perceived misinformation and encouraging constructive solutions has led only to more lies and economic catastrophe.
In nearly every country and state that has legalized some form of assisted suicide, the pattern is the same: A narrow suicide exception broadens until everyone has the right to commission their own killing.
The leftist propaganda taught in schools is no accident. It is the logical conclusion of the prevalent educational philosophy that favors skills over content and engagement over rigor.
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