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Why Education Will Not Be Reformed By Government

Why Education Will Not Be Reformed By Government
There are essentially two camps to the public education debate (I’m ignoring the apathetic and the delusional). There is one side that says the current state of public education is not as good as it can be, that we need to reform it, but only to a degree, and the best way to do that is to pump more money into the system and give more power and control to the state. The other side says that public... 

More Schooling Is Not the Solution

More Schooling Is Not the Solution
The state of education in America is pretty appalling. Our high school graduation rate hovers around 70%.  Out of 34 OECD countries, we rank 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in mathematics. One third of all college students are unprepared for introductory-level college courses and need to take at least one remedial class. Meanwhile, half of the students who go to college fail to graduate. Many... 

Wisconsin Protests; Another Argument for Homeschooling

Wisconsin Protests; Another Argument for Homeschooling
“When school children start paying union dues, that’s when I’ll start representing the interests of school children.” – Albert Shanker, former President of the United Federation of Teachers The reasons why public schooling is inferior to homeschooling are innumerable.   The current political protests that are playing out in Wisconsin, which are likely to spread to other states,... 
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