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Ignoring the Obvious Nov. 03, 2015

Thomas Sowell

A recent, widely publicized incident in which a policeman was called to a school classroom to deal w... Read More

'IStandWithAhmed' Hashtag Is Not About Authoritarian Bureaucrats; It's About Pretend Islamophobia Sep. 18, 2015

David Harsanyi

Earlier this month, a 13-year-old boy in Maryland faced an assault charge after authorities say he k... Read More

The Right of Kids to Walk to School Jul. 23, 2015

Lenore Skenazy

Who's that peeking out from behind the blinds as the kids pass by the house? Could it be the kind of... Read More

Culture and Social Pathology Jun. 17, 2015

Walter E. Williams

A civilized society's first line of defense is not the law, police and courts but customs, tradition... Read More

Crimes Against Your Children May. 26, 2015

Phyllis Schlafly

Parents are up in arms against Common Core — the attempt to federalize what schools teach R... Read More

Defeatism in Baltimore Apr. 30, 2015

Froma Harrop

Using the most bloodless terms, an economist explained the failure or inability of so many African-A... Read More

Boy Doesn't Handle Group Projects Mar. 11, 2015

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: Any tips for helping my gifted son, who is in seventh grade, handle group projects more effective... Read More

Son Needs Special Education Help Feb. 22, 2015

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My 11-year-old son is very happy at his present school. He loves his peers and teachers and feels... Read More

Bright Middle-School Boy Can't Write Well Nov. 30, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I have a bright 13-year-old who is an eighth-grade student in a public school. It became apparent... Read More

That Next Degree Nov. 20, 2014

At Work

Q: My daughter is thinking about going to law school, and I have been thinking about getting an onli... Read More

Popularity Is Not an Indicator of Success Oct. 12, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I have 8-year-old twin girls. They are fraternal and look different. They also act very different... Read More

When Winning Isn't Everything, Fun, Trust and Cooperation Really Score Oct. 07, 2014

Energy Express

I opened an email the other day that whipped me right back to the '70s, when New Games were first in... Read More

Complex Tantrums Need Anger Management Oct. 01, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My 10-year-old granddaughter has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. She has many medic... Read More

Student Bullies Trump 1st Amendment Sep. 23, 2014

David Limbaugh

Well, the wild and crazy 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is at it again, this time ruling that in ... Read More

The Barn

Sep. 07, 2014

Retention Is Sometimes a Good Idea Sep. 03, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: I see on your website that you have written many articles on retention and/or delaying school ent... Read More

Capable Son Shows Poor Motivation Aug. 31, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My very capable son is very lazy when it comes to homework and in-class work because he feels tha... Read More

The Barn

Aug. 28, 2014

Parenting Is Full of Goodbyes Aug. 27, 2014

Connie Schultz

This is the month of departure for many parents, the time of year when they brace themselves for new... Read More

20-Year-Old Needs Serious Help Aug. 20, 2014

Sylvia Rimm on Raising Kids

Q: My 20-year-old grandson lives in his parents' rental property, doesn't work and has been paying r... Read More