Education

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Women’s college redefines ‘women’

By Daniel James Devine
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Sexuality | Mount Holyoke becomes the first of the ‘Seven Sisters’ to accept transgender students based solely on their self-identity

Chicago tries to take the danger out of walking to school

By Emily Scheie
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Education | In 2009, 16-year-old Derrion Albert was on his way home from school in Chicago when he was caught in a brawl and beaten to death. A cell phone video of the…

Learning to think for ourselves

Learning to think for ourselves

By June Cheng
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China | A Chinese student recounts her transition from rote secular learning to a Classical Christian education

Gregory Thornbury on the gap in Christian students’ education

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The president of The King’s College in New York discusses how to re-enchant the younger generation

Oklahoma drops Common Core, gets slapped with federal penalty

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Amidst rising opposition to Common Core, Oklahoma dropped the national education standards in June, four years after adopting them. As a result, the U.S.

Tinder for the explosion in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Education | A battle over a failing school district helped stoke the fires of racial tension that engulfed North County, Mo., after Michael Brown’s death

Tennessee promises students free community college

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that’s what Tennessee is promising its…

Homeschool leader disavows ‘patriarchy’

By Daniel James Devine
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Education | HSLDA founder Michael P. Farris criticizes the teachings of former ministry leaders Doug Phillips and Bill Gothard

Is school depriving your teen of much-needed sleep?

Is school depriving your teen of much-needed sleep?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Teenagers fighting to sleep in on school mornings have some doctors on their side. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement on…

Midday Roundup: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Uncommon lawsuit. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is suing the federal government over the increasingly unpopular Common Core education standards. Jindal claims…

Is Common Core losing the public perception test?

By Emily Scheie
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Common Core | The education standards called Common Core have been adopted in more than 40 states, but according to a Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)/Gallup poll released Wednesday,

Opposing views on homeschool regulation

Opposing views on homeschool regulation

By Daniel James Devine
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Back to School | HSLDA responds to policy recommendations from a group advocating for more government oversight

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