Recent Articles

For the children?

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

Hang on to your wallets, it’s budget time. Expect K-12 funding, a perennial line item favorite, to continue increasing at a much higher rate than the cost of living.

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Ivy League Ennui

, Larry Scholer

Written as if in a weekend over spring break, Chloe Does Yale is a hot pink and boring fairy tale that chronicles the school days of an insecure coed who moonlights as a sex columnist for the college paper.

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Keystone Kops

, Malcolm A. Kline

Barely two years after a federal judge ordered the school to revise its politically correct speech code, administrators at Shippensburg State University in Pennsylvania remain undaunted, constantly patrolling for insensitivity.

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Federal Judge Halts Course

, Mathew D. Staver

On May 5 United States District Court Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. issued a temporary restraining order against the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, prohibiting it from implementing the recently adopted controversial health education curriculum.

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Mid East Miseducation

, Larry Scholer

The attention in the Middle East has long centered on fixing hardware problems, such as building infrastructure and reforming systems of government. Attention to the manner in which youth are educated has been neglected.

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Recent Articles

Critical Thinking Without Knowledge

, Maureen Tabor

I had a student last year who wrote me his life story. When he was a little boy, he knew he could do anything. His parents loved him, he loved life, and when he grew up he knew he wanted to “be a CEO.” Then he got to the University. There he learned that he could not be a CEO because he was “a minority.”

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Teacher’s Self-Defense Manual

, Malcolm A. Kline

An interesting flip side of the victimology that permeates public schools is that teachers are frequently expected to play the villain. One self-help expert who literally advises educators to turn the other cheek is Dr. Eric P. Hartwig.

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Slap on Wristband

, Liberty Counsel

Late yesterday, Liberty Counsel filed a complaint in federal court in New Mexico to stop the unconstitutional censorship of a group of students at Roswell High School and Goddard High School called “Relentless in Roswell.”

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“The Lottery”

, Deborah Lambert

A new documentary film called “The Lottery” that takes on the topic of charter schools, is getting cheers and jeers from critics and filmgoers.

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Governing Like Jimmy Carter

, Accuracy in Academia

“Too many Republicans ran like Ronald Reagan but governed like Jimmy Carter.”

—Ken Blackwell at a June 21, 2010 AIA authors’ night explaining the GOP’s recent reversal of electoral fortunes

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Liberty University Summer Seminar

, Liberty Counsel

Liberty University School of Law welcomed the TeenPact Judicial Program for the third consecutive year. TeenPact Judicial is an intense, weeklong program, which instructs highly motivated and intelligent teenage students interested in the study of law.

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Another One Hides Decline

, Marc Morano

Stanford University’s Jon Krosnick has either been distorting climate polling to suit his ideological position for years or he is an utterly incompetent pollster. The solid bet is on the former.

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