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Is College Education Worth It? Aug. 09, 2017

Walter E. Williams

August is the month when parents bid farewell to not only their college-bound youngsters but also a ... Read More

Chelsea Clinton's Cheerleading Cult Apr. 19, 2017

Michelle Malkin

How thirsty does Variety look begging readers to join it in doing high V cheerleading moves for Chel... Read More

Undermining Academic Achievement Mar. 01, 2017

Walter E. Williams

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, "The president's decision to ask Bets... Read More

Dunbar High School After 100 Years Oct. 04, 2016

Thomas Sowell

One hundred years ago, on October 2, 1916, a new public high school building for black youngsters wa... Read More

What Can Discrimination Explain? Jul. 27, 2016

Walter E. Williams

A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm... Read More

Education Disaster Nov. 18, 2015

Walter E. Williams

The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress report, also known as The Nation's Report Card,... Read More

Why Home Schooling? Sep. 02, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department's Bureau of J... Read More

Improving Black Education Jun. 10, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Last summer's Ferguson, Missouri, disturbances revealed that while blacks were 67 percent of its pop... Read More

Educational Fraud Nov. 12, 2014

Walter E. Williams

It would be unreasonable to expect a student with the reading, writing and computing abilities of an... Read More

Sports Can Teach Achievement Nov. 09, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I have a student who underachieves in school but is an excellent swimmer on the swim team. I'm tr... Read More

Attacking Achievement Aug. 12, 2014

Thomas Sowell

New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho ... Read More

Child Is Underachieving Jun. 06, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I stumbled upon your website, www.sylviarimm.com, and immediately became engrossed in what you ha... Read More

Student Wonders About Grades and Motivation Mar. 19, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I am a sixth-grader, and in my class, we have a research project. My topic is, "Do grades affect ... Read More

Has America Lost Its Grit? Mar. 14, 2014

Mona Charen

Amy Chua, the "Tiger Mother" who launched a thousand panic attacks among ambitious but lenient paren... Read More

The War Against Achievement Nov. 19, 2013

Thomas Sowell

A friend recently sent me a link to an inspiring video about an upbeat young black man who was born ... Read More