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Conservative attacked on UC Berkeley campus for protesting Jussie Smollett's hate crime hoax

Conservative attacked on UC Berkeley campus for protesting Jussie Smollett's hate crime hoax

A campus conservative was assaulted by a student at the University of California, Berkeley, on Tuesday for protesting hate crime hoaxes. According to video taken of the incident, the student threatened to shoot the victim, ...
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What Max Boot gets wrong about studying history

What Max Boot gets wrong about studying history

On Wednesday, Max Boot wrote about the state of history education in the United States. He started off making several good points. History is not as popular as it once was, and, in general, Americans ...
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No slam dunk for Covington Catholic student in suit against Washington Post

No slam dunk for Covington Catholic student in suit against Washington Post

Nicholas Sandmann’s $250 million defamation lawsuit against the Washington Post may not be a slam dunk for the Covington Catholic High School student, despite having garnered headlines and the attention of the president of the ...
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'Ladies and gentlemen' is now a transphobic phrase, apparently

'Ladies and gentlemen' is now a transphobic phrase, apparently

The Pride Resource Center at Colorado State University has deemed the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” a “transphobic phrase" and is warning students about uttering it. They've created a poster campaign for the campus as well ...
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Lindsey Graham: Military kids who may be impacted by national emergency cuts are 'better' served by a wall

Lindsey Graham: Military kids who may be impacted by national emergency cuts are 'better' served by a wall

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday a border wall would "better" serve middle school students in Kentucky than a project set to lose money as part of President Trump's national emergency declaration. In an interview with ...
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Bonfire of the humanities

Bonfire of the humanities

Two articles published this week should make us bemoan anew the continuing decline of the humanities in prestige and popularity, on college campuses and beyond. We are creating entire generations of ill-educated adults who devalue ...
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UK Schoolchildren Climate Strike

Tens of Thousands of UK Students Ditch Class in the Name of Climate Change

Education WJ Wire Leon Neal / Getty ImagesA student holds up her placard as a group gathers in Parliament Square during a climate protest on February 15, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. Thousands of UK ...
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Teacher Under Investigation After Reading Book About Gay Bunnies to First Graders

Teacher Under Investigation After Reading Book About Gay Bunnies to First Graders

A Florida teacher is under investigation after reading an unapproved book about gay bunnies to first-grade students. The book, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo,” is ...
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'Mean Girls' meets the 'MAGA' era

'Mean Girls' meets the 'MAGA' era

Esquire Magazine found itself under fire this week for putting not a controversial celebrity or model, but a teenaged white male on its cover. Esquire assured readers that this was but the first in a ...
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Teachers unions are right to call for a moratorium on charter schools

Teachers unions are right to call for a moratorium on charter schools

When I was in middle school, friends and I would play tackle football in the park. One kid chosen by the other team, Billy, was an excellent athlete. Their quarterback, Paul, often touted his play-calling ...
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70 percent of school district’s newest students are immigrants, legal status unknown

70 percent of school district’s newest students are immigrants, legal status unknown

Seven of 10 new students in a Baltimore-Washington area school district are immigrants, their legal status unknown and their second language English, according to a series of new media reports about the impact of surging ...
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Denver teachers latest to go on strike

Denver teachers latest to go on strike

Denver teachers staged a walkout Monday for the first time in 25 years after contract negotiations between their union and the school district broke down over the weekend. It was the latest in a wave ...
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Denver Teachers Strike

Denver Teachers Strike over Pay Dispute

Education WJ Wire David Zalubowski / AP PhotoIn this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, teachers from the Denver Public Schools carry placards as they wait to march after a rally in support of a ...
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Parents Worried About Shooting Drills Traumatizing Their Children

Parents Worried About Shooting Drills Traumatizing Their Children

Long before an ex-student opened fire on his former classmates in Parkland, Florida, many school districts conducted regular shooting drills — exercises that sometimes included simulated gunfire and blood and often happened with no warning ...
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A surprise virtual visit from the president

A surprise virtual visit from the president

WEBSTER SPRINGS, W.VA. — No president has ever visited here before. So, it was a pretty big deal when 14 local high-school students had President Trump in their classroom, talking to them Wednesday, all thanks ...
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