Middle School on Townhall

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Sep 7

This week, millions of American children return to their classrooms. Unfortunately, the material some of them will be forced to study is controversial, to say the least. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Aug 25

In some ways, our centuries-old nation is in a similar sort of adolescent phase -- awkward, unsure, given to conflicting actions and emotions. ... more

Rebecca Hagelin - Mon Aug 22

I'm penning this column from Australia where I was privileged to speak a few days ago at an event at Parliament House celebrating Australia's National Marriage Day. As in America, marriage in Australia is under attack by homosexual activists who seek to shoehorn their lifestyle choices into a shoe that will never fit: marriage. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Aug 19

On July 30, 2011 a few thousand teacher union activists descended upon Washington D.C. for a “Save Our Schools” rally. The keynote speaker that day was actor Matt Damon, who took the occasion to bash standardized testing. You know, virtually the only thing used to assess student achievement and a tool for teacher accountability. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Jul 27

Thanks to California's newly-enacted "Gay History" law, William Rufus Devane King will finally receive the comprehensive classroom attention that previous generations of educators had so cruelly denied. ... more

John Ransom - Sun Jun 19

It takes a long time for the greatest economy in history to get a return on investment when you get to spend more money in two years than all the other presidential administrations combined. Can’t you at least be grateful for the budget deficit? You whiners. ... more

Phyllis Schlafly - Tue May 31

Elementary school curriculum isn't just about the three R's anymore. Reading, 'Riting and 'Rithmetic now have to make time for lessons in gender diversity and for nosy questionnaires that lead kids into teen sex and illegal drug usage. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Apr 20

A month ago, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a summit to focus attention on the national bullying crisis. ... more

Katie Kieffer - Mon Mar 28

If young people have casual sex, they’re rock stars, as long as they use condoms. If they casually smoke cigarettes, they’re borderline criminals. According to the FDA, that is. ... more

Reuters News - Fri Mar 25


Mary Grabar - Tue Mar 15

Students have been primed to engage in such protest activities as those in Wisconsin on behalf of those who hand out their grades. ... more