The Maddening Critical Race Theory Debate

Christopher Rufo, a clever propagandist who has done more than anyone else to whip up the national uproar over critical race theory, tweeted out in March an explanation of how he was redefining the t...

Is Education No Longer the ‘Great Equalizer’?

As the skill premium and the economic cost of failing to ascend the education ladder rise in tandem, scholars find that adults are adopting differing parental styles — a crucial form of investment in...

How to Think Outside Your Brain

The body is also uniquely capable of grounding abstract concepts in the concrete terms that the brain understands best. Abstract concepts are the order of the day in physics class; conventional modes...

Critical Race Theory and Wokeness

jane coaston Today on The Argument, the three most misunderstood words in America. ^archived recording^(donald trump) Critical race theory is being forced into our children’s schools. It’s being impo...

Why the Right Loves Public School Culture Wars

There is a quote from Ralph Reed that I often return to when trying to understand how the right builds political power. “I would rather have a thousand school board members than one president and no ...