Archive: Kerry McDonald

Schools With “Radical Politics” Must Be Tolerated in a Free Society
In a free market, schools that focus on socialist ideology and “radical politics” could exist.
Kerry McDonald | February 27, 2024
Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Education For the Better
Fear of new technologies, and the desire to control them, may have more to do with a fear of free people and the liberating potential of new technologies.
Kerry McDonald | January 9, 2024
What Many Critics of Child Labor Overlook
Child labor can be fairly brutal, but the alternatives are often far worse.
Kerry McDonald | January 3, 2024
If Your Kids Aren’t Happy at School, Find Them Another One
If your children are not happy at school, there’s never been a better time to exit for something else.
Kerry McDonald | December 5, 2023
No, John Oliver, Homeschooling Doesn’t Need More Regulation
Many parents choose homeschooling specifically because of the harms they believe are caused by public schooling.
Kerry McDonald | October 17, 2023
Gallup Poll Reveals Plummeting Confidence in Public Schools
Americans have soured on public schools, but there are alternatives.
Kerry McDonald | July 25, 2023
Loosening Youth Employment Regulations Empowers Teens
Far from exploiting young people, reducing employment barriers for teen workers empowers them
Kerry McDonald | June 6, 2023
Over a Million Students Left District Schools. Are They Learning?
If parents are satisfied with the quality of their children's learning environment, then the rest of us should be too.
Kerry McDonald | March 21, 2023
Study Shows Correlation Between School Attendance and Suicide
What if schools are the major source of the youth mental crisis?
Kerry McDonald | January 3, 2023
College Enrollment Drops As Students Seek Alternatives
More young people are recognizing that the conveyor belt to college, and the debt they assume along the way, may not be the best option
Kerry McDonald | June 22, 2022
CNN Slams Libertarian Children’s Books—Causing Sales to Surge
Outlets such as CNN may be opposed to libertarian content, but their opposition is good for business
Kerry McDonald | April 19, 2022
4 Positive Education Trends to End 2021
The exodus from government-run schooling continues
Kerry McDonald | January 18, 2022