New York City Ideologues Attac...

Sep 6, 2019 by

America’s schools can and should do better by all our students. But we won’t get there by embracing attacks on excellence. By...

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New York Times’ 1619 Pro...

Aug 21, 2019 by

By Jim Geraghty – “The goal of The 1619 Project, a major initiative from The New York Times that this issue of the magazine...

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The Misguided Sliming of High-...

Feb 14, 2019 by

By Frederick M. Hess & Amy Cummings – They help build social and emotional intelligence, as well as self-discipline and...

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Higher Education: Junk Science...

Oct 28, 2018 by

School reformers embrace junk science and performative wokeness This July, in sunny San Diego, Calif., a thousand educators from 27...

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Common Core: National Educatio...

Oct 15, 2018 by

by Nicholas Tampio Johns Hopkins, 216 pages, $24.95 In this slim volume, political ­science professor Nicholas Tampio clearly and...

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GHOST VOTERS — 3.5 M MOR...

Sep 4, 2018 by

By Deroy Murdock 8.11.18 – National Review [COMMENTS FROM DONNA GARNER:  What this article should do is to invigorate every Trump...

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College-Dropout Crisis: Design...

Aug 21, 2018 by

Performance-based school-funding systems are a good idea in theory, but they need to be more carefully designed, to discourage...

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Common Core Lowers College Rea...

Feb 20, 2018 by

By George Leef – Any time government starts tinkering with things to improve them, the result will be little or no improvement,...

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Progressive education experts ...

Dec 15, 2017 by

Progressive education experts don’t seem to care that the policies they advocate are hurting the students who need the most...

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Save the Crusader

Nov 28, 2017 by

Holy Cross’s beleaguered Crusader mascot is worth saving. by Dan McLaughlin – In defense of Holy Cross’s beleaguered...

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Education Reform: Trump Has th...

Sep 12, 2017 by

by Abby M. McCloskey – Some programs are wasteful, but reducing overall education spending shouldn’t be conservatives’ first...

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Hey, Remember Common Core?

Aug 3, 2017 by

by Jim Geraghty – A hidden point in a New York Times article about how children are being taught writing: Poor writing is...

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Common Core Lowers College Rea...

Mar 11, 2017 by

by George Leef – Any time government starts tinkering with things to improve them, the result will be little or no improvement,...

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Educational Reformer Hirsch Pr...

Feb 18, 2017 by

by M. D. Aeschliman – Once more into the educational breach E. D. Hirsch, Jr., who will turn 89 years of age in March, is one...

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The Ever-Present Danger of Fed...

Feb 1, 2017 by

As the politics surrounding President Trump’s plan to spend $20 billion advancing school choice in an as-yet unspecified way are...

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Obama, Gates Work to Dissolve ...

Sep 23, 2016 by

by Stanley Kurtz – AFFH (Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing), President Obama’s most radical regulation, continues to go...

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Immigration Religious Test: Co...

Aug 1, 2016 by

Properly vetting would-be immigrants’ religious beliefs is not only legal — it would be wise and prudent.Of all the ignorant...

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Common Core: Education Departm...

Jul 19, 2016 by

The Education Department tries to defeat the purpose of a new law designed to roll back Washington’s role in states’ education...

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Johns Hopkins Students: Giving...

Jun 8, 2016 by

by Katherine Timpf – Students claim the consequences will be ‘dire.’ Students at Johns Hopkins University are protesting the...

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Will California’s Leftis...

Jun 1, 2016 by

California is on the verge of approving a new and sharply left-leaning K-12 curriculum framework for history and social sciences. by...

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