Greg Lukianoff Interview

Greg Lukianoff is President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a political and legal advocacy group supporting the free-speech rights of students […]

E.D. Hirsch on Education Reform

E.D. Hirsch, Jr., now retired, was until recently Professor of English and of Education and Humanities at the University of Virginia. He is the author […]

Steve Jobs’s Greatest Speech

Many of you will already know about the eloquent and deeply moving commencement address that Steve Jobs gave at Stanford University in 2005. For those […]

Some Thoughts on Grade Inflation

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune (here) recounted the difficulty that many seemingly excellent high school students (judging by their GPAs) encounter when they […]

Thoughts on “Super Teachers”

Anyone who has read a newspaper or looked at a television news program in the last few years is well aware that the American public […]

Is Academia Still Relevant?

A brief article by journalist Naomi Schaefer Riley appeared recently in the July 20 edition of The Wall Street Journal under the provocative title of […]

Education or Credentialing?

In a previous post, we discussed Professor Allen Guelzo’s very interesting article in connection with “The Aims of Evangelical Education.” Here, we would like to […]

The Aims of Evangelical Education

We here at TBS are in the business of rating colleges and universities. Rating a thing means determining how well it fulfills its function in […]

What to Cut?

The hard economic times are forcing governments to slash their budgets both in the U.S. and abroad. Since much of higher education has traditionally been […]

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