An Uber for Education

Jim Geraghty For a long time, free-market advocates in big cities lamented the state-run monopolies that dominated their taxicab business. These advocates denounced high fares, poorly justified surcharges, lousy cars, way-too-cozy relationships with city officials,...

He should’ve used the paper cutter?

How did the morons get control of the school system? Da’von Shaw, a Bedford, Ohio high school student, brought apples and craisins to school for a “healthy eating” presentation he was giving to his speech class. He took out a knife to slice an apple,...

LA High School kids protest incompetence

Three weeks into the school year and the stooges running a high school can’t get the kids’ schedules, among other things. Stephen Ceasar in LAT Hundreds of students walked out of class at Jefferson High School on Monday morning, holding a sit-in to protest...

UCLA sells out California kids

UCLA is a fine school. But like all universities today, it has a spending problem, starting at the top. UC Chancellor Janet Napolitano earns four times what California’s governor earns. Then there is the administrative bloat. How to pay for all this? Raise...