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Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?
MARCH 10, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.
“Libertarian was their counter-culture; it contained multitudes”
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
The new libertarianism is neither left nor right but its own thing: a maturation of the classical-liberal conviction that society can be built without dependency on the state.
Still falling for the written word, despite America’s killjoys
FEBRUARY 12, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE
Leave it to America's bureaucrats to try to snuff out a beautiful movement. Sarah Skwire pens a love letter to the founders of Little Free Libraries.
Jeff Winger’s education on Community is instructive
FEBRUARY 11, 2015 by JOSEPH S. DIEDRICH
The ne'er-do-well lead on TV's Community exemplifies the distinction between instruction and education.
Author Anita Loos imagines a female utility maximizer
JANUARY 29, 2015 by SARAH SKWIRE
What if you took homo economicus, put him into a novel, and changed him to her? Meet "Lorelei."
It’s time to call off the child care regulators
JANUARY 28, 2015 by JEFFREY A. TUCKER
It's no mystery why day care is expensive and hard to come by. Regulatory barriers to industry have created cartels and shortages. It's time to deregulate.
More compulsory schooling can mean less education for children in developing nations
JANUARY 27, 2015 by MIKE REID
The United Nations wants to get the world's children into government-approved classrooms, apparently regardless of what happens there.
An excerpt from The Underground History of American Education
JANUARY 26, 2015 by JOHN TAYLOR GATTO
Peering into the history of government education reveals collusion to produce cogs in a state-industrial machine.
How could anyone oppose a marketplace in education?
JANUARY 26, 2015 by COREY IACONO
School choice enables students, including the poorest kids, to achieve more than they could have in conventional public schools.