Public education is meant to impose conformity on the young and to give the state power over them. However, the purpose of free education is to empower the individual.
Education reform in America is focusing on bad teachers, teacher's unions and merit pay. But are teachers the main cause of educational failure in America?
In an age where parents are increasingly shirking their responsibilities in bringing up children, it is the teacher's responsibility to assist in developing the moral values of students.
Don't add a handgun - and its safety issues - to a teacher's already substantial list of duties and things to remember.
This article looks at the main arguments for and against in the debate over the question of should corporal in schools be allowed.
Should school uniforms be abolished? This article looks at school uniform pros and cons and addresses both sides of the school uniform debate.
Did you know the United States holds many of the world's records for school shootings? Or that our first school shooting took place in 1764? Learn this and much more with this in depth article.
One of the most significant controversies which has emerged in education has to do with cell phones. More specifically…should cell phones be allowed in school? There are pros and cons to both sides.
The argument for and against the installation of metal detectors in schools is growing. This article shares both sides and takes a look at the school environment around this issue.
The principle of a meritocratic school system is often applied to Scotland; to what extent can this be claimed or supported?
Our education system is outdated for many reasons. One huge issue is the subject of tenure. The practice allows incompetent teachers to continue doing a hideous job and get paid for it.