It’s revealing that government-run schools fight to stay closed, while most businesses — private schools, restaurants, hair salons, gyms, etc., fight to be allowed to open.
As early as 1899, students of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, a black public school in Washington, D.C., scored higher on citywide tests than any of the city’s white schools. From its founding in 1870 to 1955, most of its graduates went off to college.
Everyone else pays more because colleges get tax breaks, government grants, and government loans.
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Why do black people, as a political group, accept the attack on charter schools given that charter schools provide superior educational opportunities for black youngsters.
Everything depends on how well Republicans inform black voters and how receptive those voters are to breaking their old voting habits.
Two websites, College Reform and College Fix, report on the despicable teachings on college campuses across the nation. Let us look at some of it.
The 1619 Project is still ill-suited for K-12 education. That is a judgement we may make on its scholarly shortcomings alone.
Americans need to pay attention to the miseducation of our youth and that miseducation is not limited to higher education.
Ordinarily, it is not a good idea to base how you vote on just one issue. But if black lives really matter, as they should matter like all other lives, then it is hard to see any racial issue that matters as much as education.
“Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them.”
The education establishment, having the nation’s most powerful labor union, has the ears of political leaders. They see a huge loss potential if more parents are able to opt out of poorly achieving public schools.
In Korea, top teachers make millions.
Poor performance is often blamed on finances; however, the poorest performing schools have the highest per-pupil spending.
Today, unfortunately, we’ve replaced practices that work with practices that sound good and caring, and we’re witnessing the results.
‘Progressive’ cities, on average, have black/white achievement gaps in math and reading that are 15 and 13 percentage points higher than in ‘conservative’ cities.
The true tragedy is that so many Americans are blind to the fact that today’s colleges and universities pose a threat on several fronts to the well-being of our nation.
A new spirit of intellectual intolerance has emerged and congealed in American academia. Their proponents are the new totalitarians who brook neither dissent, debate, nor disagreement.
Society’s greatest concern, claim the so-called humanitarians, is our children–who are suffering from inadequate nutrition, shelter and health care. Yet these same “humanitarians” are silent about the scourge destroying a child’s mind–his textbooks.
Although Caplan thinks college is mostly a scam, he says there’s one type of person who definitely benefits — professors like him.
Unless the cycle of promoting and nursing imaginary grievances is ended, diversity bureaucracies will take over our colleges and universities, supplanting altogether the goal of higher education.
The fact that unscrupulous parents paid millions for special favors from college administrators to enroll their children pales in comparison to the poor educational outcomes, not to mention the gross indoctrination of young people by leftist professors.
Why do U.S. students persistently score lower than students from other nations on international tests?
The horrors of Nazism, Stalinism, and Maoism did not begin in the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s. Those horrors were the result of a long evolution of ideas leading to a consolidation of power in the central government in the quest for “social justice.”
Instead of forcing banks out of the student loan business, we should get government out of it.