Of course, I’d prefer my child read classic literature and learn history than sit around reading propaganda on an iPad, but we can’t return to a classical education in the truest sense of the phrase.
Asking teachers to prepare their students for an exam is not an instance of American anti-intellectualism, but a practice that can be found across the globe.
Following the Parkland shooting, a federal commission investigated how we can reduce school shootings and look for potential perpetrator warning signs.
Until people are ready to accept a school that simply teaches its students and nothing more, they will have the multiplex that continues to expand.
The real difference the large suburban school brings about is a general flattening of the culture. Everything that gives an individual a community becomes superficial.
The armed staff member at my children’s school is not waiting for a moment of crisis in which he will discover whether he is a hero. He has thought this through, inside and out.
Since the high-performing East Asia region is dominated by people with Chinese-style education, does this mean that’s superior to American schools?
Some Texas public schools allowed boys in girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms without informing parents until their daughters did. The state legislature is now hosting a vicious debate on girls’ privacy.
This isn’t about self-discipline or ‘just concentrating.’ Schools aren’t teaching kids according to their developmental needs.
Increasing evidence supports the common sense intuition that when you tie teachers’ hands on maintaining order, bad things will happen to kids.
Actress Selena Gomez, the 24-year-old producer of Netflix’s teen suicide drama “13 Reasons Why,” responds to reports that her popular series has boosted the harmful behavior it aims to curb.
A Washington D.C. suburb that voted for Clinton in November is preemptively cancelling classes on Wednesday so its teachers can protest Donald Trump.
Learning cursive is good for children’s brains, memory, and reading abilities—but we should also cultivate good handwriting for its own sake.
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.
Our society has lost the ability to make even the most elementary moral distinctions. And it hurts our children most of all.
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