Category : Education

Dropout Nation: A Phenomenon About Failing

Perhaps our nation’s most caustic domestic battle is one that was never intended to be a war at all. The American public education system is still struggling- with the numbers to prove it. Despite several iterations of millennial public education…

0 Comments / 222 View / June 2, 2014

Why the Humanities Epidemic Should End

At the precise moment when you commit to a college, every family dinner for the next several months will include the dreaded question: “So, what do you want to major in?” My answer is “English.” I’ve heard all the jokes,…

5 Comments / 818 View / May 29, 2014

Schooling Outside School

During the months of May and June, thousands of high schools will hold graduation ceremonies for the class of 2014, at which an estimated 3.1 million students will accept their diplomas. That’s roughly 3,100,000 cap and gown sets, 4,811,200 parents…

0 Comments / 210 View / May 29, 2014

Modern Day Segregation in High School

“Education.”  The word that once offered promise and pride has often now become synonymous with budget cuts, Common Core, No Child Left Behind, and standardized testing. Unfortunately, one of the biggest misconceptions politicians and parents alike make is believing that…

1 Comment / 374 View / May 27, 2014

The Educational Deficit of America

Over the seventeen years of my life, I have spent thirteen of them in school, and as my senior year is coming to a close, I can’t help but to look back on my experience—especially my last four years at…

4 Comments / 438 View / May 24, 2014