Category Archives: Public Education

Is Thinking Obsolete? by Thomas Sowell

Is Thinking Obsolete? Thomas Sowell |  In an age when scientists are creating artificial intelligence, too many of our educational institutions seem to be creating artificial stupidity. Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others … Continue reading

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Form beliefs based on evidence, not on consensus

Form beliefs based on evidence, not on consensus I used an original article by Matt Ridley, appearing in the Wall Street Journal, and edited it heavily to remove it from being written in the first person. I also removed what Ridley … Continue reading

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Georgia Tech’s new $7,000-per-year Masters degree in computer science

Implications of Georgia Tech’s new $7,000-per-year Masters degree in computer science The Wall Street Journal reports on something that is of interest to all Christians. Excerpt: Anyone who cares about America’s shortage of computer-science experts should cheer the recent news out of Georgia … Continue reading

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America’s Dysfunctional Education System by Dan Mitchell

America’s Dysfunctional Education System Has Jumped the Shark June 3, 2013 by Dan Mitchell I give up. I’ve been having some fun over the past couple of years by mocking education bureaucrats for absurd examples of anti-gun political correctness. I have made … Continue reading

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“Which Vision for America Will Our New College Graduates Embrace?”

“Which Vision for America Will Our New College Graduates Embrace?” By Burton Folsom Charles Kline Professor of History and Management Hillsdale College Originally posted May 13, 2013, at BurtFolsom.com. Students all over the country are graduating from college this month. Two … Continue reading

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Math problems are a problem for job-seekers, employers say. by Renee Schoof | McClatchy Newspapers

WASHINGTON — Before job-seekers fill out an application for work making foam products for the aerospace industry at General Plastics Manufacturing Co. in Tacoma, Wash., they have to take a math test. Eighteen questions, 30 minutes, and using a calculator … Continue reading

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“The Pulpit Is Responsible For It” by Chuck Baldwin

“The Pulpit Is Responsible For It” By Chuck Baldwin The famed 19th Century revivalist and major contributor to America’s “Second Great Awakening,” Charles Finney, said the following: “If there is a decay of conscience, the pulpit is responsible for it. If … Continue reading

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