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The Schock factor

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | The ancient Athenians would ostracize a citizen who was dangerously preeminent in ability. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., who resigned last week under the weight…

Mental blocks

Mental blocks

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Education | We may be losing more than we know with the death of cursive writing

NYC mayor reaches out to religious schools to boost free pre-K access

By Laura Edghill
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Education | New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is reaching out to the city’s religious schools in an attempt to create 17,000 additional state-funded spots for full-day…

Gender gap blues

Gender gap blues

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | For almost 12 years, in the 1980s and early 1990s, I homeschooled my two children, a girl and a boy. One was driven and anxious and sometimes drove me crazy.

Is sexual liberty the new first freedom of the United States?

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | The Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco is facing a backlash stemming from a proposed contract with Catholic schoolteachers that requires them to…

The complicated fight to keep Catholic schools Catholic

By Sarah Padbury
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Education | A California archbishop’s proposal to add sexual morality guidelines to the employee handbook for the area’s Catholic high schools has led to accusations…

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Education | Families in Oregon scored a victory when the controversial Teen Sexuality Conference in Seaside, Ore., was canceled on Saturday. The conference, which has…

Despite some closings, small colleges are not doomed yet

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Supporters of a small liberal-arts college unexpectedly rallied on social media last week following the abrupt announcement of the upcoming closure of Sweet…

Selma plus 50

By Cal Thomas
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Race Issues | As President Obama marched last weekend in Selma, Ala., along with others commemorating that seminal civil rights demonstration, it became clear that the time…

Evolutionists kill academic freedom bills in four state legislatures

Evolutionists kill academic freedom bills in four state legislatures

By Dick Peterson
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Education | Public school science teachers want to teach without fear of discipline, demotion, or termination when the curriculum touches topics that are controversial…

Taylor Swift’s bad investment

By Cal Thomas
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Education | Pop star Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City public school system. Swift, who was named the world’s sixth most powerful celebrity by Forbes

Midday Roundup: School’s out for Islamic holidays in NYC

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | School’s out. Students in New York City public schools learned yesterday they will get two extra days off a year in honor of Islamic holidays. The change…

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