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Harvard Mag Wants ‘Ban’ On Homeschooling, Especially In Christian Homes

April 21, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Some folks have had enough with snotty parents who want to exercise some autonomy over their kids’ education. Harvard Magazine decided to take shots at parents who homeschool their kids, because how dare those fools not allow a massive portion of their kids’ formation to be dictated by the government. Titled, […]

COVID-19 And Climate Change Require A Better Understanding Of Science

March 31, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ We have all been barraged on the 24/7 news cycle for years over fearful claims about climate change and global warming. Now for months, our lives are completely altered with a more realistic fear of the most contagious virus any of us have ever experienced. Both, however, suffer from questionable […]

Europe Has Free College. Here’s How It’s Working Out.

January 18, 2020 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ Free college sounds great! Who doesn’t like free stuff? To make the idea sound even more appealing, advocates continuously cite Europe as an example of success. Many European countries offer their citizens tuition-free higher education, so why can’t America? The truth is that free college in Europe is no success […]

Nation’s Report Card Shows Why We Should Get Washington Out Of Education

November 2, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Across the country, math and reading scores have continued a yearslong stagnation, with students largely showing no progress in academic achievement. That’s one major takeaway from the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress, released earlier this week by the National Assessment Governing Board. Often referred to as the Nation’s Report Card, […]

Woke Math Aims To Teach Seattle Kids That ‘Western’ Math Is Racist

October 25, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The culture war is coming for you, whether you like it or not. It’s no secret that American history is under attack. The ethos of leftist historian Howard Zinn has made inroads into classrooms across the country, as I explain in my book “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite […]

The Self-Congratulation In Banned Books Week

October 6, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Washington Post book critic Ron Charles made a confession the other day. “I banned a book,” he wrote. “Or at least I helped get it banned, which makes Banned Books Week a little awkward for me this year. Like celebrating Arbor Day by cutting down a tree.” The […]

We Must Fight The Sexualization Of Children By Adults

October 5, 2019 by

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By Andrea Jones and Emilie Kao ~ Childhood used to be a time of innocence. But as our culture has become more and more sexualized, children have become the casualties of adult exploitation. The New York Times just reported that more than 45 million online photos and videos of children being sexually abused were reported […]

Boys Didn’t Cut Her Dreadlocks, 6th-Grade Girl Confesses

October 2, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ A sixth-grade student at a Christian school in Virginia has admitted that she made up a claim that three boys pinned her down and cut off her dreadlocks. Amari Allen, 12, who is black and attends Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, had said that three white sixth-grade boys attacked her […]

Higher Education Is Failing America

September 30, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Richard Vedder is such a giant in education and economics that he was able to persuade 28 colleagues to write detailed pre-published comments about his new book RESTORING THE PROMISE which catalogues the failure of higher education in America. The Carnegie Commission on Education (year) and the books written by […]

The Greta Plan Backfired With Young Conservatives

September 27, 2019 by

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By Adam Houser ~ As Secret Agent Maxwell Smart from the Get Smart television show would say, “Missed it by that much!” The Left was almost close to getting young conservatives and libertarians to start jumping onto the climate alarmism bandwagon. Then came Greta Thunberg’s temper tantrum at the United Nations. The 16-year-old media darling […]

College Admissions Scandal Ensnares 52nd Defendant And Counting

September 23, 2019 by

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By Cully Stimson and GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Fifty-two defendants and counting. That’s how many people have been indicted or otherwise charged in the college admissions and testing-bribery scandal. When the story first broke last spring, we wrote that the first round of indictments had to be the tip of the iceberg, because over time, those […]

Young Climate Activists Do Not Speak For Their Generation

September 22, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Democrats recently held a House hearing manned by four young climate alarmism activists. The very title of the hearing is multiply false: “Voices Leading the Next Generation on the Global Warming Crisis.” These young alarmists are not leading their generation, any more that the old alarmists are leading mine […]

Welcome Back to Prager University

September 15, 2019 by

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Guest Commentary  ~    By Howard Sachs  ~ As millions of our kids trudge off to “blue ribbon” public schools and elite universities, millions of others now happily march toward the free five-minute courses at Prager University (PragerU). If there were a Nobel Prize in Education, Dennis Prager and his co-founder, Allen Estrin, would receive […]

The Bullying Of Conservatives At Colleges Needs To End

September 10, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ Back to school on America’s college campuses can be an exciting time for parents and students alike. But if your college freshman comes home for Thanksgiving break and you no longer recognize the person you dropped off just three months prior, that excitement may turn to shock, […]

Parental Nightmares In Public Schools

August 18, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Public schools are reopening for business across America, meaning it’s time to get back to reading, writing, arithmetic….and revolution. As usual in matters such as these, California is leading the way. On the first day of classes at Denair Middle School near Modesto science teacher Luis Davila Alvarado […]

High School Climate Indoctrination Using AP Environment Textbooks

June 14, 2019 by

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By Lois Kaneshiki ~ Jordan Peterson, a worldwide pop-culture self-help phenomenon and University of Toronto psychology professor, has repeatedly warned that “Liberal colleges aren’t about education; they’re about political activism.” It is widely believed and experienced by conservatives that our universities are doing more to indoctrinate our students than truly educate. What many people do […]

Please Don’t Forget Memorial Day’s Meaning

May 27, 2019 by

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By Steven Bucci ~ America has undergone a lot of maturing between the Vietnam War and the conflicts of the 21st century. I know, I wore a uniform during both periods. On Memorial Day, let’s not regress in that maturity. When I was still a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, I […]

New Jersey Parents To Rally Against LGBT Education Law

April 26, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ A rally this weekend will give New Jersey parents an opportunity to oppose a new state law requiring public schools to teach children about the “political, economic, and social contributions” of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. The new law also requires schools to stress such contributions made by disabled […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Debt ‘Cancellation’ Plan Would Make College More Expensive, Not Less

April 24, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Elizabeth Warren wants free college for every American. But what the Massachusetts senator doesn’t seem to realize is just how much more costly college would get if her “free” proposal passed. Shortly after Valentine’s Day in 1987, Education Secretary William J. Bennett wrote a now-famous op-ed in The New York Times […]

Do You Really Understand How Shale Gas Companies Drill Horizontally?

April 4, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Admit it, you have no clue. Of course we have all seen the diagrams of Shale Gas Wells with the pipe going vertically down into the ground and then turning a right angle to proceed horizontally where the well will be hydraulically fractured (not Fracked). How is that possible? Can […]

Feds Push Climate Alarmism To Our Children

March 23, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ As our children skip school to chant climate alarmist slogans, you may wonder “Where do they get this stuff?” Of course they get some of it from their teachers, but these teachers get a lot of it via the U.S. Federal Government. The sad fact is that a number of […]

Trump’s Executive Order To Colleges: Protect Free Speech Or Risk Billions In Federal Grants

March 22, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Polly Olson, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, last year handed out homemade Valentine cards on her campus with Christian messages until college officials told her she was restricted to a “free speech zone.” On Thursday, Olson told her story at the White House before President Donald Trump signed an […]

FBI Exposes Wealthy Parents Rigging College For Kids. But It Was Always Rigged.

March 13, 2019 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ The FBI dropped a new bombshell on Tuesday, and this time the scandal is Russian-free. Dozens of wealthy parents, including notable celebrities, were charged in a college admissions scandal and accused of paying a total of $25 million in payments to cheat their children into school. According to Politico, “parents […]

Jeans Banned As Culturally Offensive

October 13, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Then ban all jeans on campus, and not just at the fancy dress parties: Fancy dress parties are fast becoming a minefield for students, with the archetypal cowboy outfit the latest to be deemed offensive. The University of Kent’s student union has included cattle ranchers and wranglers, with their Stetsons, jeans […]