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Communism for Kids

Oct 23, 2014 by

The march of the New Marxists goes on, now with children’s literature. By Tim Cavanaugh If you’ve been wondering what to get...

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Code of practice for religious...

Oct 23, 2014 by

The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream...

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Are British students getting f...

Oct 23, 2014 by

They say you are what you eat. At no point in my freshers’ week do I recall eating a lazy fast-food addict, who drank heavily and...

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California Middle Class Schola...

Oct 23, 2014 by

In a surprising and somewhat embarrassing situation, administrators of California’s new Middle Class Scholarship program last...

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Narrowing Education

Oct 23, 2014 by

Jay Greene – Some people seem determined to narrow education. I’ve been trying to make the case for a well-rounded, liberal...

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Abuse-risk children ‘let...

Oct 23, 2014 by

Ann Lucas: “The police were just very blinkered on what their targets were” Hundreds of young people at risk of child...

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Graduates ‘should pay ba...

Oct 23, 2014 by

Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market...

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How the Supreme Court Created ...

Oct 23, 2014 by

It all starts with Griggs v. Duke Power Co. By Bill McMorris Business reporters and talking heads are tripping over themselves to...

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Freedom of the press? Not for ...

Oct 23, 2014 by

Universities and, shockingly, students’ unions are seeking to stop unfavourable stories about their institutions As the editor of...

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S.F. teachers share their insi...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Jill Tucker – The new Common Core way of teaching has been challenging, interesting, stressful and fun, San Francisco teachers...

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Teacher Tenure Opposition Gets...

Oct 22, 2014 by

WASHINGTON – Campbell Brown, an education reform advocate, says legal efforts are needed to do away with unduly protections for...

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Racist Telephone Poles

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Stanley Kurtz – What do you see when you look at a telephone pole? Nothing worth noticing? An annoying obstruction? A...

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Stop doubting Texas’ gra...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Michael Marder – Yes, Texas is at the top. Not just in job creation. And not just in oil and gas. No, we lead nearly every...

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The Frum Tax: How Religious Am...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Last week, Rand Paul unveiled a three-pronged proposal to help Republicans reach African-American voters: criminal justice reform,...

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Occupied Europe dystopic but u...

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Lorraine Campbell – Over the last few years, there has been a boom in Young Adult dystopian fiction. The most notable is The...

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Risky Business

Oct 22, 2014 by

Jay Greene – Some of my current and former students, along with a colleague from the Economics department, have a new article...

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State schools chief: Michigan ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

by Ron French & Chastity Pratt Dawsey – State Superintendent Mike Flanagan has concluded that Michigan is “10 years behind”...

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‘Andrew Cuomo Concedes D...

Oct 22, 2014 by

In a column at Bloomberg Politics, David Weigel expresses some amazement that Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), a “safe Democratic governor,”...

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Now nanny state wants lessons ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Schools must teach children to brush their teeth during breaks from lessons to halt shocking levels of decay, the health watchdog has...

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Fordham Students Call Lack Of ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Hopelessly confused about how the Catholic Church and leaders at Jesuit universities view birth control, and blissfully unaware that...

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