Education

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MOOCs give higher education a run for its money

By Emily Scheie
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Education | The cost of higher education is drowning students in debt, but college degrees are increasingly important in careers. Massive open online courses (MOOCs),

For the love of liberal arts

By Amy Henry
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Education | It was Day 3 of our marathon teachers’ meetings last week when we learned one new student would not be attending our school after all.  Her parents,

Study: Music really does make kids smarter

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Music makes you smarter. That’s the conclusion from a recent study of children who spent at least two years learning to play a musical instrument at The…

Blasting the past

Blasting the past

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | New AP framework presents a relentlessly negative view of U.S. history

Phoning it in

Phoning it in

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Tests via smartphone may soon challenge traditional methods

Parent protests save schools’ Christian plaques—for now

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A Texas school superintendent reversed his decision to cover up—and eventually remove—two plaques with Christian wording located on school grounds after…

So many books, so little time

So many books, so little time

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Books | At the end of college, my life was a long ledger of incomplete reading reports. I viewed these reports not only as a judgment on my academic ability but on my…

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.

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