An educational system that produces college graduates who have trouble with standard usage is inefficient and unprofessional.
Research conducted at the University of Michigan finds that high school students who work beyond 15 hours per week are less likely to graduate from college than those who work fewer hours. The study echoes the findings of others that indicate a link between long work hours and increased problem behaviors and decreased school engagement. […]
I recall the surprise I felt back in the 1980s when, in a new edition of a high school literature book, I came across a footnoted reference to Cain and Abel. My surprise came from the fact that the editors had felt that the targeted generation of American children could have reached high school age […]