Two recent events — one on the east coast and one on the west coast — raise painful questions about whether we are really serious when we say that we want better education for minority children.

“Common Core” standards will not solve the nation's public education ills for the simple reason that the problem is the system itself, not the measurement of outcomes.

Common Core — new national education standards that the federal government is bribing and coercing states to adopt — will harm students, not benefit them.

Being implemented hand in hand with the new national curriculum standards being pushed on schools, called Common Core, is government surveillance of students.

A teacher at a Catholic high school in California was fired after photos of his same-sex marriage ceremony were published in a local newspaper.

Whether in housing, education or innumerable other aspects of life, the key to busybody politics, and its endlessly imposed "solutions," is that third parties pay no price for being wrong.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has persuaded a New Hampshire school district to ban a mother from praying on school grounds for her children and other students.

With the realization that most of today's college graduates couldn't pass a 1912 Kentucky eighth-grade graduation exam, many people are asking if today's youth are less intelligent that those of a century ago.

Little Clarksville, Arkansas, is indicative of the sea change in attitude toward arming teachers that is moving across the country.

Racial and ethnic leaders around the world who promote a separate cultural "identity" are inflicting a handicap on their own people. Isolation has held back many peoples in many lands, for centuries. But such social and cultural isolation serves the interests of today's ethnic leaders.

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