Why Conservatives Lose in Educ...

Jul 15, 2021 by

Guest post by Greg Forster In case you missed it, Samuel Goldman had a great article in The Week about why conservative efforts to...

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Elite Colleges Exploit Federal...

Jul 11, 2021 by

Much digital ink has been spilled denouncing for-profit colleges for getting students to take out federally subsidized and backed...

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A Charter Ranking That Makes S...

Jul 6, 2021 by

Readers of JPGB are well aware of the many flaws of how charter school laws and policies are ranked by the National Association of...

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Secularization and Schooling

Jun 19, 2021 by

by Greg Forster OCPA carries my article on secularization and schooling: Our schools produce secularization because they are forced...

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The Future of Voc Ed Is Flexib...

May 6, 2021 by

(Guest post by Greg Forster) OCPA carries my article on vocational education: There has never been a time in American history when...

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Education Malls: The Future of...

Apr 7, 2021 by

by Jason Bedrick We interrupt this year’s coverage of the ignominious “Higgy” Award to highlight a development Brother Ladner and I...

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on Educat...

Dec 13, 2020 by

Rabbi Sacks delivering a TED Talk on “How we can face the future without fear, together” in 2017.(Guest Post by Jason Bedrick) One...

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On Violence and Education

Oct 8, 2020 by

Photo of what was done to my community from the Kenosha News (Guest post by Greg Forster) Not gonna beat around the bush, folks, my...

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CC Broke the Law, So Does Defu...

Sep 10, 2020 by

Guest post by Greg Forster – When some Republicans pushed a federal school choice law recently, I wrote that I was “looking...

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Huge Win for Kids and Religiou...

Jul 1, 2020 by

The legacy of James G. Blaine, “Continental Liar from the State of Maine,” is finally dead. Good riddance! (Guest Post by Jason...

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The Wile E. Coyotes of Ed Refo...

Jun 5, 2020 by

I was raised on a steady diet of watching Looney Tunes. Sitting inches away from the screen every Saturday morning, bathed in its...

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Coming This Fall with an All-S...

May 7, 2020 by

Greg Forster – File this under big-budget franchise reboots nobody was asking for. Reuters: New York will work with the Bill...

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We Interrupt This Communist-Ca...

Apr 30, 2020 by

The Chinese Communist Party’s national computer system for managing surveillance is actually called Skynet. We now return you to your...

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The New “Causal” Research on S...

Mar 1, 2020 by

Some researchers and journalists have become very excited about a new set of studies that claim to find a causal relationship between...

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Even Seemingly-Harmless Choice...

Feb 11, 2020 by

by Greg Forster – OCPA carries my article on an illegal data breach of private data on choice families in Arizona… The Arizona...

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Whole Leech-uage Instruction

Jan 15, 2020 by

(Guest post by Greg Forster) In the past I’ve stayed out of the Reading Wars, but no longer. OCPA carries my latest, in which I...

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Pass the Clicker: College Behi...

Dec 18, 2019 by

If you’d like to see an inspiring example of the power and purpose of education, watch the documentary series College Behind Bars on...

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Pass the Popcorn: Anything Men...

Dec 15, 2019 by

Guest post by Greg Forster – ”Do you know what that means? To forgive?” Adults only. I’m not joking. Go see A Beautiful Day in...

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Are Test Scores as Meaningless...

Dec 9, 2019 by

Guest post by Greg Forster – I’m already seeing this study being discussed as if it debunked all use of test scores. Four...

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Are Test Scores as Meaningless...

Nov 28, 2019 by

Guest post by Greg Forster – I’m already seeing this study being discussed as if it debunked all use of test scores. Four...

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