The Bleak World of Post-Coronavirus Schools

The segment of society that was least prepared for the Coronavirus crisis was education. The whole education model – public, parochial, and private – involves bringing together children from many families into a single room. Everything from circle rugs in preschools to the large university classes in lecture halls shares this common characteristic. Free Book: … Read more

Another Nail in the Common Core Casket

A Modern Parable Imagine that you are incredibly wealthy. This is not just the kind of wealth that allows you to have a half dozen homes. It’s a fortune that you will never use in your lifetime. From your detached perspective, you can see that things in the nation are not going as you think … Read more

How Teachers Should Help Teenagers Become Adults

Recently, I went to a local funeral home for a viewing. The deceased was a former student. He was driving while intoxicated, and the resulting high-speed collision was horrible. His passenger died as well. I will refer to the young man as John, even though that is not his real name. John was in his … Read more

Education: Impossible, Preposterous and Catastrophic

“Education is the only field in which the fact that something worked fifty years ago means that we cannot possibly do it now.” During the last decade of my career in public education, I repeated this sentence many times. My colleagues in the faculty’s lunchroom must have grown tired of it. Nonetheless, it was true … Read more

Why Disruptive Students Get Away With Murder

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is an education-oriented think tank that is usually on the conservative side of the spectrum. They favor the charter school movement and oppose the more radical aspects of the Common Core. Their recent report “Discipline Reform Through the Eyes of Teachers” is unusual because it asks actual teachers, not administrators … Read more

What Will Really STOP School Shootings? Not Leftist Walkouts

What Will Really STOP School Shootings? Not Leftist Walkouts

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Why College Student Are Using Coloring Books

Return to Order Why College Student Are Using Coloring Books

The recent antics at the nation’s universities have led people to expect almost anything from academia. There are safe spaces that resemble adult playpens where students can shield themselves from “microaggressions.” There are trigger warnings to help students protect their politically correct sensitivities from free speech. And now… there are college student coloring books. That’s … Read more