What Are Teachers For?

Some legislators want to deal with future school shootings by arming classroom teachers. Wouldn’t it be preferable to do something practical to prevent children from growing up to want to kill their teachers and classmates? […]

The Pitfalls of Touchy-Feely Encouragement

Children don’t need artificial boosts to their self-esteem. And they should not be subjected to exams for which they have not been adequately prepared. […]