The progress of Western civilization is a direct result of its openness to self-criticism and its confidence that our aspirational principles are right and just.
Teachers should not be faulted for their efforts, but there are significant reasons to ensure the line between teacher and parent remains distinct.
Both liberals and conservatives work from the simplistic assumption that teachers are mediocre professionals, bad at their jobs. This is the wrong approach.
Teachers’ unions use children as bargaining chips, intimidating legislatures into giving them endless political power. So what do parents and teachers think of them when they can be honest?
Teachers’ unions and city officials are giving this charter school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, a hard time despite the fact that children are thriving.
Money is not at the root of America’s education problem. The true root of the issue lies with the human participants.
Teaching the value of free thought matters now more than ever. Unfortunately, most American public schools take the opposite approach.
Author Mary Rice Hasson argues that public schools are now poisonous for the hearts and minds of children from religious families of every faith.
Parent emails, difficult administration, limited pay raise potential, the looming threat of strikes — why would one choose to enter such a field?
Barring extreme circumstances, my employment is guaranteed, yet I cannot receive any performance-based raises or bonuses.
I want kids who need help to get it. But I’m not sure how using teachers as informants can actually protect students in a way that’s sensible, positive, or helpful.
An Indiana orchestra teacher says public school administrators gave him three options at the end of this school year: refer to students as the opposite sex, resign, or be fired.
Before 1995, states let teachers carry concealed handguns at school. Research was unable to find a single instance when faculty improperly used a permitted handgun at school.
Unfortunately, LGBT media aren’t always straightforward in reporting incidents between gay people and their employers, making an objective evaluation difficult.
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.
A large chunk of teachers appears to have no interest in educating themselves about spending, but seem instead content to parrot false union talking points.
The striking teachers — and politicians caving to them — lack a rudimentary knowledge of the real reasons teacher salaries aren’t as high as they want and their school books and materials are old and scant.
So-called fact-checking outfit PolitiFact is fine with considering cost-of-living differences in California or New York, just not in Oklahoma.
National School Choice Week provides the perfect chance for Americans to ‘pay it forward’ by supporting the gift of a quality education for all American children.
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