Will Utah Fight for Parental Control After Feds Deny ESSA Opt-Out Waiver?

Jane Robbins: The clash in Utah is between parents’ inherent right to govern their children’s education and indeed protect them from harm, as explicitly protected by state law, and federal mandates. Guess which won?

Will Altering Growth Mindsets Improve Student Performance? Research Says No.

Jane Robbins: Teachers are encouraged by the education establishment to spend precious class time on “interventions” that create a growth mindset in students and increase their achievement, but a new meta-study finds that such interventions generally don’t work.

Parkland Shooter Was Involved in PROMISE Program

Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Broward County Public Schools has now confirmed that the shooter at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL was indeed assigned to the federally lauded, vehemently protected, but tragically ineffective PROMISE program.

Malkin’s Right: Silicon Valley’s-Beltway Ed Data Mining Has Been Ignored

Jane Robbins and Emmett McGroarty: The politicians vented their outrage about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, censorship of conservative content, etc., but Michelle Malkin points out, “not a peep was heard about the Silicon Valley-Beltway theft ring purloining the personal information and browsing habits of millions of American schoolchildren.”