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More than smart

More than smart

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Would you rather be smart or good? Most of us, I trust, would go for the good, but which of the two causes us the most embarrassment when we lack it? When I…

Bryan College battle draws national attention

By Marvin Olasky
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Education | A battle in Dayton, Tenn., has now gone way past the boundaries of the city.  I’ve reported before (here and here and here) about the worldview battle…

CCCU’s new president praised for her humility and deep faith

By Sophia Lee
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Education | The Council for Christian College and Universities (CCCU) announced Shirley V. Hoogstra of Calvin College as its seventh president on Wednesday, closing a…

Are STEM majors getting the new ‘universal’ degrees?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C.

Grading the effectiveness of public charter schools

By Emily Scheie
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Education | As July turns into August, smart shoppers are comparing prices on school supplies. At the University of Arkansas, a team of researchers has applied this idea…

Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

By Emily Scheie
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Education | MASON, Ohio—Couples chatted on Tuesday evening as they carried large sodas into the darkened movie theater in Mason, Ohio, but they weren’t there for a…

‘Readiness’ for what?

‘Readiness’ for what?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | Thinking critically about Common Core

L.A. charter schools save students from sex, drugs, and gangs

By Kiley Crossland
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Education | Students who attend more rigorous high schools engage in healthier behaviors than their peers, according to a study released this week. The study, published…

Web Reads: Can Vladimir Putin survive? Will the Bee Gees be forgotten?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Survival of the fittest? Can Vladimir Putin Survive? Stratfor CEO George Friedman asks whether Putin will remain Russia’s prime oligarch, given that the…

Dangerous facts

Dangerous facts

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | The Heritage Foundation for years has published a useful Index of Economic Freedom, and this morning it introduced another helpful compendium, the 2014 Index…

Is the immigration crisis about to create an education crisis?

By Emily Scheie
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Immigration | For months, politicians and the media have described the influx of child immigrants as a humanitarian crisis. As the summer months wear away, people are…

Hobby Lobby critics target Green family’s Bible-based projects

By Andrew Branch
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Education | In the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby in its fight with the government over the contraceptive mandate, critics in the media and…

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