Politics

Why I Don’t Have a High School Diploma

When Mike Wallace, the decaying corpse from that venerable CBS sleazefest 60 Minutes, prof...

Education

The Case for Gender-Segregated Universities

It is an old theme of literature that men and women, in the throes of passion, tend to foo...

Politics

Stuyvesant High School

Is Mayor de Blasio an Anti-Asian Bigot?

“Though New York City has one of the most segregated schools systems in the country,...

Politics

Gettysburg College

Let the Colleges Die

At a symposium in May, Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen predicted tha...

Education

Walter Reed Middle School

Race/Off

In the 1997 film Face/Off, Cage and Travolta swap faces. Welcome to L.A. 2017, where paren...

Education

Emerson Hall, Harvard University

Not Affirmative Enough

Affirmative action privileges for blacks and (to a lesser extent) Hispanics have been a ne...

Politics

Chicago Hope

In Chicago, the kids aren"€™t all right. Graduation rates within its public schools wer...

Education

What if Charles Murray Is Right?

The extraordinary decline in the cost of sequencing a whole human genome, from $10 million...

Education

Trump U

Donald Trump is not the most scholarly American, but he could do education a bit of good. ...

Education

Crevasses in the Classroom

Where are racial gaps in school test scores worst? Ironically, where liberals are most dom...

Politics

Marco Rubio

A Campus Crock

To the average observer, the ongoing fight for the Republican presidential nomination is e...

Education

Higher Learning at an All-Time Low

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is nipping at Hillary Clinton's two-inch heels in the race ...

Education

Obama’s Next Useless Subsidy

As if the country weren"€™t full of enough petulant, overgrown children. President Obam...

Politics

Doublethink v. SCOTUS

Last Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided by a 6-2 margin that the 2006 Michigan voter-...