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College students: Before you ask “Who’s teaching us?” ask yourself “What have I learned?”

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) There is more bad news out of US college campuses. At Stanford, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, a group called Who’s Teaching Us (WTU) has been campaigning

Golden Goose? Liberals are determined to kill the Golden State

(By Publius, '76 Contributor) In 2006, my wife and I made the best decision of our lives: We left my home state of California. At the time, we understood that it was probably forever, and

Ten reasons I chose CCU

(By Branden Yeates, CCU Student) It’s pretty common for people to ask me why I chose to study at CCU, transferring here this fall as a sophomore. The subject makes for pleasant small talk; however, CCU is not a small talk university.

Schooling in America didn’t start out atheist

(By Ellen Densmore, ’76 Contributor) Inscribed on the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., are Jefferson’s words, “The God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secured when we

Anti-intellectual threat in academe isn’t from the right

“Dear Professor: Is this course going to challenge my faith and make me feel uncomfortable?” While this is not a direct quote from one of Whitney Cox’s students at the University of Houston, it is the paraphrase that Cox used

The Red Guards on America’s campuses

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) If you never heard of the term "Red Guards," allow me to fill you in. During Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution movement (1966-1976), many over-zealous Chinese college students began referring to

Government android education

(By Don Devine, '76 Contributor) So after promising no child left behind by last year, the 2015 “nation’s report card” in math from the National Assessment of Educational Progress actually fell for the first time since the

How do we save education?

(By Jay Ambrose, '76 Contributor) Go back a bit and there was President Barack Obama promising us educational utopia. Then move forward some and what you have is a hugely expensive, bureaucratically dumbfounding mix of

Ten reasons I’m glad I was homeschooled

(By Ellen Densmore, CCU Student) “Do you have any friends?” “I wish I could stay in my pajamas all day.” “I couldn’t stand being around my family all the time.” Those are just a few of the common questions and assertions I’ve grown up hearing as a student who was homeschooled all the way through 12th grade.

Will union lies squash successful Colorado education reforms?

(By Joy Overbeck, ’76 Contributor) Colorado teachers unions are working hard to erase the gains in student achievement that parents want by trying to defeat reform-minded Douglas and Jefferson County school board members in upcoming elections with national implications for educational transformation.