We can fight wokeness by pushing excellence, an effort that is greatly advanced by tracking students through the use of advanced placement classes.
The sense of hope that ‘Ted Lasso’ instills is something we all hanker for — and it’s something you won’t find in today’s modern left.
Excellence is falling prey to activists who prefer to believe that social justice means making outcomes equal for every race at any expense.
Political philosopher Michael Sandel’s ‘The Tyranny of Merit’ astutely diagnoses the root problems of America’s economic inequality and failing education systems, but fails to offer meaningful solutions.
The Fairfax County School Board is set to vote Thursday night to gut the race-blind, merit-based admissions testing process at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
George Packer’s extremely long Atlantic essay contains gems of leftist cognitive dissonance, some funny, some enraging, and some heartbreaking. Here’s a list.
What the cheating scandal shows is that it’s actually really hard to game the system and very few people can successfully do it.
The lesson this elite university and others really teach is that working hard and playing by the rules are for the little people, not the future Masters of the Universe.
We want success, and productive work requires focus. If you’re a rich kid micro-dosing amphetamines for school or career advantage, that’s rewarded.
Charles Murray’s ‘Fishtown’ has some real grievances. It also has some real social problems. Populists don’t love talking about those, unless to blame elites.
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