Learning for a Living

Frankford High School is in a rough neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia. Forty percent of its students drop out before making it to their senior year. Its test scores are low,

A Liberal Education in Iraq?

Sometimes we educators in America worry that our universities are becoming too “professional” – that all the old notions of what constitutes a broad liberal education have fallen prey to

In Defense of “Studies”

Conservative students today — in college as well as high school — find themselves in much the same situation as elementary school kids whose parents take their children’s side whenever

Harvard’s Madame President, Fit to Season

In the May-June 2003 issue of Harvard magazine, Drew Gilpin Faust wrote an article titled “Living History,” detailing her personal investigation into a letter she wrote to President Eisenhower as a nine-year-old