Is There a Cure for the Collapse of the U.S. Education System?

Is There a Cure for the Collapse of the U.S. Education System?

By Andrew Bernstein Ph.D. Student test scores show that American schools are a failure. As far back as 1983, a commission appointed by the Reagan Administration entitled its report regarding U.S. education: “A Nation at Risk.” It concluded ominously: “If an unfriendly...
Heroes and Villains in American Education

Heroes and Villains in American Education

Author’s note: This essay was originally published in The Objective Standard. American education is a catastrophe. The evidence supporting this conclusion is overwhelming and has been for decades. For example, a December 2016 article in The Atlantic reported that...

How To Be An Impassioned Valuer

Ayn Rand has shown us that personally-cherished values—whether involving education, career, romantic love, family, friendship, and/or others—are the meaning of life. Are there techniques to enhance one’s capacity to value, and consequently bring into one’s life...