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This Is How the Government Will Put an End to Homeschooling

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition December 11, 2015   This Is How the Government Will Put an End to Homeschooling   Truth be told, fear is probably the most powerful emotion we have, and has been exploited countless times in history to hamstring the rights of the people. From the War on Drugs to the […]


College President Tells Students to ‘Grow Up’ Because Campus Not Meant to Be ‘Safe Space’

By Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal December 2, 2015   College President Tells Students to ‘Grow Up’ Because Campus Not Meant to Be ‘Safe Space’     As debate heats up over “safe spaces” at campuses across the United States, one college president is standing up to students who claim they’re victims when their opinions are challenged. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma […]

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How Much Learning Can Occur in Safe Spaces?

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 25, 2015   How Much Learning Can Occur in Safe Spaces? Real Education Can Be Risky       At Oxford, a debate about whether “abortion culture harms us all” was canceled due to student protest. A performance of The Vagina Monologues met with the same fate […]


White “Privilege” Has Nothing on State Privilege

By Tho Bishop Mises.org November 20, 2015   White “Privilege” Has Nothing on State Privilege   Cultural Marxism enjoyed a victory last week when University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned after members of the Missouri Tigers football team joined a student movement calling for his resignation. While I fully support the rights of these players […]

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Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 4, 2015   Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam A Monopoly School System Can’t Be Evenhanded   How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s […]


Fomer head of Chicago public schools to plead guilty to bribery

By Against Crony Capitalism October 11, 2015   Fomer head of Chicago public schools to plead guilty to bribery     We often ask why it is that people continue to live in the urban centers of the Northeast and Midwest. Taxes are high. Traffic is thick. Winters are cold. Crony capitalism runs deep. The […]

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Homeschooling Is a Threat to Public Education

By B.K. Marcus Foundation for Economic Education September 22, 2015   Homeschooling Is a Threat to Public Education But Not for the Reasons You Might Think     According to my local government, I’m just now beginning my fifth year as a homeschooling dad. That’s how long state law has required us to file the paperwork. In […]


Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute September 14, 2015   Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State     “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more […]

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Don’t Assume I’m Smarter Than My Contractor

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education September 11, 2015   Don’t Assume I’m Smarter Than My Contractor Why Schooling Helps Us Devalue the Nonacademic       “So, I figured I’d ask you,” said my contractor. “You’re a lot smarter than me and—” That’s when I stopped him. Tom knows I am a college […]


Families Choose Homeschooling to Escape Draconian California Vaccination Mandates

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 1, 2015   Families Choose Homeschooling to Escape Draconian California Vaccination Mandates     There is an “out” for Californian parents and children dreading the July 2016 implementation of the state’s recently adopted Senate Bill 277 — draconian legislation eliminating exemptions to child vaccination mandates. That out is […]

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Academic Fascism II

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com August 21, 2015   Academic Fascism II   Last week’s column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 for college tuition, they might benefit from knowing what greets their youngsters. Deceitful college […]


The Credential Is Killing the Classroom

By Isaac M. Morehouse Foundation for Economic Education August 13, 2015   The Credential Is Killing the Classroom Don’t Get a Degree: Get an Education Instead     “I wish college were like this!” I hear this exclamation over and over at the seminars put on by organizations like the Foundation for Economic Education and […]

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