The public school system, in its efforts to prepare students for adult life, in many cases is contributing to the opposite. Narrow course offerings and an overdone "support program" mentality make public education quite lackluster.
Programs to prevent or lower rates of bullying are often ineffective for a variety of reasons. This article discusses ways anti-bullying programs fail children in the United States.
Gay-Straight Alliances exist to give kids a safe space. Outing them to parents, even for the simple reason of joining the club as an ally, is unsafe.
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.
Going back to a curriculum that's two decades old is not fair to our kids.
This article explores whether there is a place for intelligent design or creationism in science classrooms.
Don't add a handgun—and its safety issues—to a teacher's already substantial list of duties and things to remember.
A meditation on arming teachers from a teacher's perspective.
Why it's important for schools to teach less about technology and more about marketability, skills, and humanity.
The United States' educational system is extremely flawed and it crushes creativity on an unimaginable scale.
Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier is a Supreme Court case in which students' opinions were censored by school authorities due to supposed inappropriate content.
Human beings tend to repeat actions throughout history, maybe some basis of fact can be formed to bring those tendencies to a place allowing some measure of predictability, & providing a good defense.
This paper analyzes the effect of a dynamic and rigorous religious education program on tolerance and national cooperation in Nigeria. To be specific, it identifies the training of religious educators.
After reading an article about a teacher who was encouraging her students through their fear of standardized yearly testing, I decided, as a parent, to write my own opinion about it.
Education needs to be free and accessible to all.
Leaders in educational systems must evaluate how the systems themselves have contributed to and perpetuated the achievement gap, especially for children of color from low-income environments.
American public schools are much less sheltered nowadays than they were in the previous century. Single-gender schooling would provide a better learning environment than co-educational schooling.
This article provides an overview of the British educational system from primary school to university, which by explanation aims to highlight some fundamental differences between the UK and USA.
A look at the importance of representation and diversification in the educational literary cannon
Under the files of "What in the actual HELL are they thinking?" a Texas lawmaker stirred up trouble for teachers, parents and most especially kids.
While parents should feel like they have a voice in regard to their child's education, censoring or banning books and material based solely on its perceived appropriateness for children (specifically eleventh and twelfth graders) defeats the purpose of public education in the United States.
An extensive essay looking at the unemployment problem for US college graduates even in 2016. This was written to raise awareness of an extremely important issue in our time!