Many parents have sincere concerns about sexually explicit and violent books in schools. A new open letter disregards these, perpetuating a dishonest narrative accusing these parents of being motivated by hatred and fear of minority groups.
I discuss President Biden’s recent student loan forgiveness policy with a good friend, Dallin Crump. We uncover the ins and outs of the policy, the implications it has, and other potential solutions to the deeper issue.
Amidst legitimate concerns about what’s available online, let’s not miss the grace of a stirring democratization of knowledge unfolding right before our eyes.
Modern minds tend to exult in new ideas—while scoffing at those of the past. Could that hubris help explain some of our crises today?
I discuss the politicization of history and how it applies in education with a couple of history...
It’s a good thing to aspire for truth and “correct” thinking. But when the immediate aim of education is to ensure students think in the right way, it’s far too easy to begin infringing on the democratic ideals that make true education joyful and life-changing.
The Super Bowl is an opportunity to highlight the 24/7/365 problem of human trafficking.
Burnout can limit the effectiveness of many noble efforts and worthy social causes today. The deeper solution to such exhaustion may come from combining the empowerment of activism with the renewing energy of faith.
Lots of people read lots of things these days. But it’s a very different kind of reading than before. Here’s why that should worry us.
If the purpose of education is acquiring truth, then education must take seriously the question of what truth is.