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Summer Is the Perfect Time to Practice Parent-Centered Education

 

In most parts of the United States, “School’s out for summer!” Commercials on television and radio have started advertising waterparks and other nearby amusements, repeating promises for “keeping your kids from getting bored this summer.” And while outdoor physical activity is important, the summer recess is the perfect time to dive head-first into parent-centric education. […]

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Homeschoolers Don’t Need Federal Help

 

For the first time in the 38-year history of the U.S. Department of Education, the secretary of Education recently hosted a delegation of homeschooling advocates and legal defenders. The cordial nature of the occasion was no surprise; Secretary Betsy DeVos was a friend of homeschooling during her years as a private-sector advocate for school vouchers […]

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Thomas Aquinas College Goes Bi-Coastal

 

In what ranks as one of the most generous collaborations between two colleges, the Moody Center, a training institute for evangelical Protestants, has transferred ownership of almost all of its Northfield Seminary campus in Massachusetts to California-based Thomas Aquinas College, one of the most faithful Catholic colleges in the United States. And it was not […]

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Parents, What You Don’t Know Is Hurting Your Kids.

 

Second graders in a California public school are having their “interpersonal and behavioral skills [nurtured] through a variety of educational strategies,” Education Week reports. “In Susannah Young’s 2nd-grade classroom, the first step in a student’s writing process isn’t a rough draft; it’s a conversation with a peer,” Evie Blad writes for EdWeek. “Students explain their […]

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Compulsory School Attendance: Compassionate or Counterproductive? 

 

Earlier this month, an Arizona state legislator did the unthinkable: He proposed returning power to the people by repealing compulsory school attendance laws. Compulsory education requirements have effectively reversed the role government has in Americans’ lives, from having citizens tell the state what to do to having the state telling citizens what they must do. […]

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College Student: Give Conservatives Freedom and Safety

 

The university should be a place for students to feel welcome, respected, and valued – unless they happen to be conservative. At least, that seems to be the standard which liberal students and universities across the country are increasingly holding to. High profile attempts to shut down conservative speakers such as Ann Coulter and Milo […]

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CNN’s Kathy Griffin and the Face of Tolerant Democrats

 

Kathy Griffin tittered to her photographer Tyler Shields (paraphrased), we’re going to have to run away from this. She knew that holding a bloody, severed head of President Donald Trump was out of bounds. She did it anyway. Griffin has since apologized. The Twitter mob now calls for Griffin’s head. Metaphorically speaking. They want her […]

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ESAs Boost Teacher Pay, Create Jobs, and Reduce Poverty

 

Dozens of states across the country are pursuing education savings accounts, or ESAs. These innovative school choice tools empower parents to customize their child’s education. ESAs are flexible spending accounts controlled by parents and administered by the state and can be spent on a combination of approved educational services. Arizona is home to the nation’s […]

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A Triggered Trump Hater’s (Literal) Primal Scream

 

If one didn’t know better, this screaming young art major seems like a Deliverance movie reject. As people around her fumble awkwardly and others step in and try to help her, she continues her primal lament in the face of someone who disagrees with her – a Trump supporter. WATCH: A College student launches the […]

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Wonder How Long?

 

According to a Rasmussen telephone survey this week, only 29 percent of respondents believe that most recent college graduates have the skill to successfully enter the work place. We’re entitled to wonder that it’s this high, considering the endless news of the sheer dopiness taking place on campus. Can it possibly be long before a […]

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