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Education | Psychology

Psychology | Education

‘Expert’ idiocy on teaching kids to read is beyond comprehension

Elementary schools in New York City are turning back on the failing results of Lucy Calkins’ “balanced literacy” approach that ignores traditional reading lessons.

Psychology | Education

Book Banning Is Fiction, Research Reveals

Basic fact-checking dispels the book-banning fiction peddled by PEN America. School libraries are not removing thousands of books.

Psychology | Education

STOP THE LIE! Conservatives Like DeSantis Aren’t Erasing Black History

If you only got your news from liberal hosts like Don Lemon, Joy Reid and Stephanie Ruhle you’d think Republicans, particul

Psychology | Education

Opinion | The Cost of the School Shutdowns

A new McKinsey study documents the severe student learning loss.

Psychology | Education

Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It

No longer simply an academic matter, critical race theory has become a tool of political power. To borrow a phrase from the Marxist theoretician Antonio Gramsci, it is fast achieving “cultural hegemony” in America’s public institutions. More and mor

Psychology | Education

A cry from the heart against rot in education

The Brearley School is a private all-girls school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It costs $54,000 a year to attend and, according to Bari Weiss, prospective families apparently have to take an “anti-racism pledge” to be considered for admission.

Psychology | Education

California Weighs ‘Equitable Math’: Goal of Obtaining Correct Answer Is Racist

California is considering a math framework that asserts the goal of getting a correct answer in math is an example of racism.