Education

Common Core and the Wisdom Deficit

Who’s teaching ‘wisdom’ now that the Common Core controls the curriculum…

From Border Crashers to Public School Enrollees

The costs paid by states to educate the surge of “unaccompanied” alien minors could top $761 million …

Common Core’s Fuzzy Addition, Subtraction Lessons

Watch a teacher try to explain how to teach addition, subtraction to children …

A Brief History of Education in America

The history of U.S. education is fascinating. Before the mid-1800s, elementary and secondary education was based entirely on parental choice…

Welcome to campus, girls

Don’t take this the wrong way, but I hope to never see you in my office. For more than ten years I’ve been a physician at a campus counseling center, and hardly a day has gone by without my meeting a young woman like you. She’s working hard to fulfill her dreams: a college education, […]

The Abandonment of Classic Western Literature

If Western culture has, on balance, been a benefactor of the human race, argues Dr. Elizabeth Kantor, then the abandonment of its great literature by college literature professors is a very great loss, both to students and to the long-term health of Western civilization…

Archived K-12 Education Reports

Several studies and reports on K-12 education in Virginia covering staffing, funding, news coverage, and standards …