Tag Archives: Education

Leftists Cancel School Honors Night — Too “Exclusive”

by Selwyn Duke   5/23/14

It’s increasingly the case in America that the nail that sticks up gets hammered down. A case in point is Archie R. Cole Middle School in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Writes East Greenwich Patch: More » • (1422 views)

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Memo to Sean Hannity: Are Liberals Running Your Site?

Hannityby Bruce Price  12/13/13
The only reason I went to Hannity.com was to send a message to Hannity that he needs to do more on education. Please. More » • (1187 views)

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Public Schools Are Worse Than Most People Believe

RottenAppleby Bruce Price  12/13/13
In all the comments I see left on articles about education, two themes dominate. The first is, average Americans have no idea how bad the public schools are. The Education Establishment has done a brilliant job at propaganda and deception. More » • (1759 views)

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A New Role for Mensa in Education

Mensaby Bruce Price   12/12/13
Mensa is of course focused on intelligence. One of Mensa’s official goals is to “recognize and highlight the latest and best research into all aspects of intelligence and giftedness.” Scholarships for the gifted are a constant theme. More » • (1162 views)

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The Lysenko School of Education & Propaganda

Lysenkoby Bruce Price   12/12/13
In mid-20th-century, the Communist Party wanted to believe that the environment could alter a species. The political payoff would be that Russia’s Communists could grow more wheat and create a New Socialist Man in a generation or two. More » • (877 views)

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Church of Knowledge vs Church of Indoctrination

MarxistEdby Bruce Price   12/12/13
Many people, confronting the mediocrity and malaise of the public schools, are dumbfounded. Why have things gotten so bad? As long ago as 1983, a government report said that our schools seem to have been designed by a hostile foreign power. More » • (1152 views)

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The Double Scandal of Dropouts

Dropoutsby Bruce Price   12/12/13
The Virginian-Pilot (the newspaper in Norfolk, Va.) recently ran a report on the dropout problem: “Program tries to put 9th-graders back on track.” More » • (1060 views)

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The Great Equalizer?

HoraceMannby Bruce Price   12/12/13
More than 150 years ago, Horace Mann fervently hailed education as “the great equalizer in the conditions of men.” More » • (1123 views)

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Education: Land of the Giant Bimbos

Bimboby Bruce Price   12/12/13
In researching why American public schools sank into mediocrity, I’ve read 60+ books and hundreds of articles. The writers often describe juicy conversations and revealing scenes, as quick ways to illustrate what happened to public education. More » • (894 views)

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There Are All Types of Lobotomies

Lobotomyby Bruce Price   12/12/13
This is a story about mad scientists. A true story. In 1932, the Education Establishment forced a new, unproven reading method on American public schools (the method was known at the time as Look-say). The results were disastrous. More » • (2475 views)

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How Schools Hold Children Down

Gulliverby Bruce Price   12/11/13
Behold the mighty Gulliver, in the prime of his life held down by a few dozen strands. This has always been an arresting image. It seems paradoxical that such little ropes could restrain this gigantic creature. But let’s imagine that instead of rope tied to pegs, we use piano wire secured to metal beams. More » • (917 views)

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The Efficient Path to Education Reform

RottenAppleby Bruce Price   12/10/13
We hear the same debates over and over, year after year, leading nowhere. Why is there so little progress? It almost seems that no one analyzing the public schools has grasped the essential problem. More » • (897 views)

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