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In 1996, when I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I received a university travel grant to conduct my dissertation research in Iran. All was...

Wow. If anyone out there still needs evidence (and as we all know, sadly, they do) of the extreme bureaucratic toxicity to children of the...

Today the Michael Bloomberg era in New York City drew to a close. Not officially, of course; Bill de Blasio’s mayoralty was inaugurated at the...

In Britain, the storm surrounding the attempted Islamist takeover of several public schools continues to play out, but much of the debate is becoming willfully...

The battle over public education was never quite the same after the New Yorker published a deep dive into New York’s “rubber rooms” in 2009. These...

Ta-Nehisi Coates's Atlantic cover essay making the case for reparations has something for everyone to like and to dislike, because a wise and serious depiction...

Earlier this month, word broke that the Black Student Union at the University of Michigan is demanding that racial and ethnic studies required as part...

Eight of the specialized public high schools in New York City, including Stuyvesant High School, The Bronx High School of Science, and Brooklyn Tech, rely...

In his speech at CPAC, Texas Governor Rick Perry brought the crowd to its feet by saying this: Nowhere does the Constitution say we should federalize...

Pop quiz: which Tea Party fiscal conservative said the following: “If you want to live in a more equal community, it might mean living in...

Imagine, for a moment, an America in which federal workers’ generous compensation and job security were closer to that of their private sector counterparts. Or,...

Patrick Ruffini, long one of the conservative movement’s brightest minds on tech strategy in politics, has been working (with some success) to shake the right...