K-12 education Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Feb 26, 2022

If there’s one group the education establishment wants to stop, it is parents, many of them Asians, who push their students to excel. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, is the best high school in…

by | Feb 22, 2022

Have you heard that there’s a “national teacher shortage” in our public schools across the country? Well, apparently it’s a real thing. We know this because CBS News tells us so: The Department of Education reports a general shortage of teachers in…

by | Jul 27, 2021

K-12 public education nationwide is fixated on the term “equity.” It has been added to many public school mission statements and core values, but the positive-sounding term means something more — and something more destructive — than providing equal opportunity…

by | Jun 23, 2021

Our K-12 schools are organized more like a swim meet than a swim lesson. The emphasis is on student placement results rather than on ensuring all students learn. Students move on to the next lesson, concept, or skill regardless of…

by | Jun 1, 2021

Extreme ideologies are quickly taking root in U.S. K-12 public schools through new school policies, practices, and curriculums — with devastating effects on students. Unfortunately, Americans are mainly turning a blind eye instead of speaking up against political and social…

by | May 17, 2021

K-12 public education, already in crisis pre-COVID-19, is on a steep downward trajectory — with the severe lack of instruction time, staggering learning loss, alarming dropout numbers, and serious student disengagement. With half of the schools closed nationwide a full…

by | May 10, 2021

Money can’t buy happiness. Nor can pumping excessive funds into our K-12 public education system buy student achievement. But the U.S. government is fixated with the insane cycle of spending more of your tax money on K-12 public education without…

by | Nov 12, 2019

In a recent poll by YouGov and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, 70 percent of millennial Americans (23 to 38 years old) are likely to vote socialist, and 36 percent have a favorable view of communism. In a 2018 YouGov…

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