Education

Let’s Not Let Boys Be Boys

Let’s Not Let Boys Be Boys

As Michael Moore so aptly pointed out in Bowling for Columbine, the root of the...

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The Long Stomp Through the Institutions

The Long Stomp Through the Institutions

Why is it that those who pride themselves on slaughtering sacred cows always seem...

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Ban Schools, Not Guns

Ban Schools, Not Guns

I blame the Burning Schoolhouse. Canadians are perversely proud that our most...

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The Care and Breeding of Docile Students

The Care and Breeding of Docile Students

The American people have increasingly become docile and reliant on government...

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Institutions of Higher Emoting

Institutions of Higher Emoting

Recently I commented on a blunder by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who...

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Che it Isn’t So!

Che it Isn’t So!

I started blogging in 2000. Two years earlier, Matt Drudge had blown the whistle...

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How Black Studies Avoids Studying Blacks

How Black Studies Avoids Studying Blacks

Another day, another person fired from a prestigious writing gig for perceived...

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Old English v. New Elites

Old English v. New Elites

Intelligent people worry that our new “meritocratic” elite may become a hereditary...

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Death of the Classics

Death of the Classics

My friend Daniel J. Flynn is publishing a book called Blue Collar Intellectuals....

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Character Sketches of Academic Loons

Character Sketches of Academic Loons

Having just retired from 40 years in academia and being mindful of the observation...

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What Shall We Do With the Kids?

What Shall We Do With the Kids?

Pretty much everything any politician says about education makes me want to go up...

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Reading, Writing, and Rupert

Reading, Writing, and Rupert

The Briterati, as I call Britain’s media pontificators on matters spiritual and...

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Campus Witch Hunts

Campus Witch Hunts

Recently at a local college whose name I will not divulge, an act of “racial...

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College is a Waste of Time

College is a Waste of Time

A new book called Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses just...

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