Education


Undermining Academic Achievement

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com March 5, 2017   Undermining Academic Achievement   U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “The president’s decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American man, woman, and child who has benefitted from the public education system in this country.” […]

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Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

By Brittany Hunter Foundation for Economic Education February 11, 2017   Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State     Raising children is no walk in the park, but it’s even more difficult when the state dictates what you can and cannot do with your own family. Kiarre Harris is a devoted single mother, trying […]


Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed

By Against Crony Capitalism February 7, 2017   Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed     (From The USA Today)   The Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the nation’s 11th Education secretary Tuesday in a historic vote, ending a tumultuous battle over her nomination.   DeVos, 59, has long been a polarizing figure […]

Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed

High School Class Taught That Libertarianism is First Cousin to Fascism

High School Class Taught That Libertarianism is First Cousin to Fascism

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism February 5, 2017   High School Class Taught That Libertarianism is First Cousin to Fascism     The syllabus (above) is from East Chester High School. This is one confused teacher, or else one angry and mendacious teacher. Let’s hope it is the former. Intentionally deceiving young people in your […]


Why Those Student Loans Aren’t Getting Paid Off

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute February 3, 2017   Why Those Student Loans Aren’t Getting Paid Off   Last month, the US Department of Education admitted that a much larger number of students are defaulting on student loans than previously reported. According to the Wall Street Journal: [T]the Education Department released a memo saying that it […]

Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

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Universities Cave to Snowflakes

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 26, 2017   Universities Cave to Snowflakes One wonders just how far spineless college administrators will go when it comes to caving in to the demands of campus snowflakes. For those unfamiliar with the term “snowflakes,” it is increasingly being used to characterize college students easily traumatized by criticism […]


The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

By Matthew McCaffrey Mises Institute December 29, 2016   The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education   “Uneducated” is the favorite insult and excuse of the political left. In the past year alone, for example, a lack of education among voters has been used to explain each of the left’s electoral failures, as well as to […]

The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 21, 2016   Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’   Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order forbidding Maryland public schools from beginning classes before Labor Day. Governor Hogan’s executive order benefits businesses in Maryland’s coastal areas that lose school-aged summer employees and business from Maryland […]

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Corrupt Academics and the Media

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 8, 2016   Corrupt Academics and the Media   Some are puzzled by the dishonesty, lack of character and sheer stupidity of many people in the media. But seeing as most of them are college graduates, they don’t bear the full blame. They are taught by dishonest and irresponsible […]

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Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education

Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 7, 2016   Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education   For years, those who face the costs of educating themselves or their children hear a nearly incessant drum beat of how expensive a college education is, and how much debt they’ll likely be taking on. On […]


Campus Lunacy

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com March 30, 2016   Campus Lunacy   The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know. Nearly 10 percent of the college graduates surveyed thought Judith Sheindlin, TV’s “Judge Judy,” is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Less than 20 percent of the […]

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