ON-Lion Letter

Entries for October 2012

More than two million K-12 students are enrolled in online courses today, and that figure is projected to increase five-fold by 2014.  Even so, the mu...

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Encounter Books' new paperback The Road to Fatima Gate: The Beirut Spring, the Rise of Hezbollah, and the Iranian War Against Israel, by Michael J. To...

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The 405-page October study How Strong Are U.S. Teacher Unions?: A State-by-State Comparison is the most-comprehensive analysis of the strength of Amer...

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Under President Barack Obama, spending on America's welfare programs -- such as food stamps, Medicaid, and income support -- has exploded.  Surprising...

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An October study from the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) in Falls Church, Va., found evidence of racial discrimination in law, undergraduate, and ...

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In October, GreatSchools' founder, president, and chief executive officer Bill Jackson guest posted on Rick Hess' "Straight Up" blog for Education Wee...

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One of the grim comedies of the 20th Century was the fate of miserable victims of communist regimes who climbed walls, swam rivers, dodged bullets, an...

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On behalf of a bipartisan group of more than 120 state lawmakers serving in statehouses across the country, prominent legislative leaders from nine st...

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President Barack Obama has declared that the standard by which all policies and policy outcomes are judged is fairness.  "We've sought to ensure that ...

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In 1979, Bernie Marcus and his partners opened a home-improvement store in Atlanta. The Home Depot grew from that single store to one of the most-spec...

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