Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “education”

A GOP Education Reformer’s Farewell To Politics

My friend Ryan Booth, who teaches our kids math at his Mathnasium …

Posted April 2nd, 2014

Why Does Finland Educate Its Kids Better?

Gracy Olmstead explores the Finnish way of educating their children, and finds …

Posted March 19th, 2014

‘Christianist’ Immigrant Fifth Columnists Alert!

Now this is interesting. A reader writes: Your post today on Ryan T. Anderson …

Posted March 14th, 2014

How Idiocracy Perpetuates Itself

Translation: the better educated you are, the less TV you let your …

Posted March 10th, 2014

The Education Gap: It’s Not Racism, It’s Parenting

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Tony Norman considers the school achievement gap between black …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Those Homeschooling Patriarchs

Kiera Feldman has a disturbing report about the alleged cover-up of sexual …

Posted February 19th, 2014

Asian Vs. The Tiger Mom

The commenter Political Atheist is on fire this week. Here’s the second …

Posted February 5th, 2014

Beyoncé 101

Rutgers University, which costs nearly $40,000 per year in tuition, room, and …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Teacher: ‘I Can’t Take It Anymore’

A Maryland reader passes along a piece that ran not long ago …

Posted January 23rd, 2014

Out Of The Homeschooling Closet

Jennifer Kulynych, a Washington-area lawyer, was frustrated that her third-grader was so …

Posted January 23rd, 2014

The War On Poverty We Can’t Do Much About

Derek Thompson says that single parenthood is the most important correlate of …

Posted January 8th, 2014

The Problem With Character Education

Boston Washington, DC, teacher Lelac Almagor says that the formulaic progressivist approach schools …

Posted December 2nd, 2013

Talking Around The Education Problem

Laurel Sturt, a self-described idealist, quit her fashion industry job at age …

Posted November 26th, 2013

Thoughtcrime: On Your Permanent Record, Kid

Daniel Hannan publishes a letter a UK primary school (!) teacher sent …

Posted November 22nd, 2013

Those Special Aspie Snowflakes

As the parent of a child with Asperger’s, I appreciate the balanced, …

Posted November 21st, 2013

The Ruin Of Catholic Schools

Erin Manning, who is an orthodox Catholic (check her blog out here), …

Posted November 15th, 2013

The Common Core ‘Conspiracy’

I might be the only conservative who doesn’t have a strong opinion …

Posted November 14th, 2013