Education

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League
The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies
July 21, 2014

The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies.

Does It Matter What You Read to Your Baby?
Are you cheating if you use storytime to catch up on your own reading?
June 24, 2014

Are you cheating if you use storytime to catch up on your own reading?

The Devastating, Lifelong Consequences of Student Debt
It's threatening fundamentally American ways of life
June 24, 2014

It's threatening fundamentally American ways of life.

Kids Can Tell When You're Not Telling the Whole Truth
And they know to act on it
June 18, 2014

And they know they should act on it. 

Why It's Problematic to Fix Teacher Tenure through the Courts
The moral questions surrounding education will never be resolved with legal finality
June 11, 2014

The moral questions surrounding education will never be resolved with legal finality.

In 2016, Democrats Have Good Reason to Run Against Obama's Education Record
The political weakness of the common core, charter schools, and other reform ideas
June 03, 2014

Obama converted ed reformers’ ideas into a national governing platform, which masked their political weakness.

Why Do People Call Ms. Maya Angelou "Dr. Maya Angelou"?
Against title inflation in America
May 29, 2014

Because America is suffering from a case of title inflation.

Feminists Killed Home Ec. Now They Should Bring It Back—for Boys and Girls.
May 28, 2014

Let's reboot it, tweak it, and teach it to BOTH genders.

Adjuncts Aren't Just Teaching College Kids, They're Trying to Keep Them Together
The unique privilege of being young, white, female, and relateable
May 25, 2014

They're teaching 76% of college classes. And they're confessor, crisis counselor, and social worker to their students.

The Truth About Stanford's Coal Divestment
May 22, 2014

It's not as groundbreaking as they made it sound

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