Despite overwhelming evidence that government meddling in higher education has led to soaring tuition costs and decreased quality at U.S. colleges and universities, Obama announced his latest scheme to use federal power in a supposed effort to make higher education more “affordable” while imposing new standards.

Schools in this country, from the university level down, were generally meant to produce moral, literate leaders. Now they aren’t. What changed and what can be done?

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.

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