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?
Public education might be the last resort for children of color to constructively assimilate into American society, but there is an enormous disjoint looming over America’s educational itinerary.
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.
This article looks at the main arguments for and against in the debate over the question of should corporal in schools be allowed.
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.
Our education system is outdated for many reasons.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.
Some believe English class is just grammar and spelling, but it is communications for life. Education emphasizes math and science, but without English and the ability to communicate all subjects are at risk of being learned at a substandard level.
Moral values for students are missing in our educational curriculum today. This hub suggests moral virtues such as love, honesty, hard work, and compassion which should be taught in all schools.
Among the many methods people have talked about for protecting our children from guns, gun owners are saying “arm our teachers.” But is this a good idea?
Don't add a handgun - and its safety issues - to a teacher's already substantial list of duties and things to remember.
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.