Teaching phonics is crucial to teaching reading when dealing with a phonetic writing system such as the one used in the English language. Memorizing so-called “sight words,” by contrast, is mental poison, or Thalidomide for the brain as my friend and colleague Dr. Sam Blumenfeld used to say.

A Christian school in Canada has been ordered by authorities to stop teaching parts of the Bible — specifically, those parts deemed to be “offensive” and, therefore, in violation of the Alberta “human rights” act.

An Education Department memo says the department will now investigate schools for failing to refer to transgender students by their "preferred name or pronoun," and the memo could be used to reinstate Obama's bathroom policy.

Despite spending more per pupil than all but two large school districts in America, at least half a dozen government schools in Baltimore were unable to produce one single student who was proficient in either English or math last year.

Another Kansas professor has left over the campus concealed-carry issue. The new law is proving to operate as a self-cleansing tool.

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