Jeff Jacoby
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Trump among the libertarians Arguable May 7, 2024
The seventh-grader and the First Amendment The Boston Globe February 14, 2024
At Columbia Law School, only one student club was rejected this year — the one formed to oppose antisemitism The Boston Globe February 7, 2024
Give Newton's teachers an ultimatum: Return to work or forfeit your jobs The Boston Globe January 31, 2024
A generation of antisemites The Boston Globe December 20, 2023
The schoolboy and the Gadsden flag Arguable September 5, 2023
You can name the Three Stooges. Can you name your three members of Congress? The Boston Globe / Arguable July 26, 2023
The mendacious assault on Florida's new curriculum Arguable July 25, 2023
Hypocrisy at Middlebury College The Boston Globe June 18, 2023
Oklahoma says yes to a religious charter school. So does the First Amendment. The Boston Globe June 11, 2023
Middlebury College flunks a history test The Boston Globe June 4, 2023
Did the Varsity Blues prosecutions really belong in federal court? The Boston Globe May 17, 2023
Woke is easy to define. It's harder to fight. The Boston Globe / Arguable March 28, 2023
For public school teachers, there can be no right to strike The Boston Globe January 22, 2023
In-state tuition isn't an immigration issue The Boston Globe January 18, 2023
The school that sabotaged its standout students The Boston Globe January 5, 2023
Harvey for Harvard The Boston Globe October 30, 2022
Congress sued to block Trump's illegal spending. Now it should sue to block Biden's The Boston Globe September 11, 2022
Who needs Title IX now? The Boston Globe July 26, 2022
What Harvard means by 'diversity' The Boston Globe / Arguable July 21, 2022
Informers on campus The Boston Globe July 13, 2022
Is George Washington fit only for contempt? The Boston Globe May 18, 2022
Canceling student debt will make things worse The Boston Globe May 1, 2022
The blessing of 'rote' memory The Boston Globe April 20, 2022
At the University of Massachusetts, STEM professors resist indoctrination The Boston Globe March 6, 2022
More education choices, fewer education fights The Boston Globe January 30, 2022
Jewish Study for Non-Jewish Clergy Sapir Winter 2022
The rise of the 'school board voters' The Boston Globe November 3, 2021
The problem with Holocaust education The Boston Globe April 7, 2021
Race-based admissions are wrong, and it's time the Supreme Court said so The Boston Globe March 7, 2021
My JD doesn't make me a doctor. Jill Biden's EdD doesn't make her one, either Arguable December 14, 2020
A student debt bailout would be unjust and unwise The Boston Globe November 22, 2020
Our guest speaker today, class, is a Jew-hating terrorist The Boston Globe September 16, 2020
Is English grammar racist? Arguable July 27, 2020
The enemies of Prop 209 The Boston Globe May 20, 2020
Biden was right. Busing was wrong The Boston Globe July 3, 2019
Non-diversity and the spelling bee The Boston Globe June 5, 2019
Special Olympics can soar on its own The Boston Globe April 3, 2019
At Smith College, the racist incident that wasn't The Boston Globe August 8, 2018
Thirty years of 'varsity academics' The Boston Globe April 2, 2017
School choice keeps the peace The Boston Globe February 12, 2017
Don't raise the charter-school cap. Eliminate it The Boston Globe November 2, 2016
Making college 'free' will only make it worse The Boston Globe July 13, 2016
'Mismatched' black students pay the price of affirmative action The Boston Globe December 16, 2015
Repeal that law school The Boston Globe May 13, 2015
A pro-terror rally on a Palestinian campus The Boston Globe November 24, 2013
Wellesley faculty defend an endangered 'colleague' – in China The Boston Globe September 18, 2013
At Harvard, the right not to be offended trumps academic freedom The Boston Globe May 22, 2013
Education liberation The Boston Globe March 10, 2013
Columnist reflects on the late John Silber Morning Edition on WBUR September 28, 2012
The higher-ed bubble is bound to burst The Boston Globe September 12, 2012
The government's college money pit The Boston Globe April 29, 2012
Santorum's 'snob' was no gaffe The Boston Globe March 4, 2012
The affirmative-action myth The Boston Globe December 23, 2011
An 'end point' for race-based admissions The Boston Globe December 18, 2011
Making Americans The Boston Globe November 23, 2011
Who cares about US history? The Boston Globe June 19, 2011
Give peace a chance with government-free schools The Boston Globe May 30, 2010
Liberal grit in the fight for school choice The Boston Globe May 16, 2010
How to fix 'the mistake on the lake' The Boston Globe March 17, 2010
Uniform standards are not a good fit The Boston Globe March 6, 2010
Paying the price for a UMass law school The Boston Globe February 7, 2010
Silence the idiot box The Boston Globe September 27, 2009
How Obama can fix education The Boston Globe December 3, 2008
Big Brother at school The Boston Globe October 17, 2007
A call for separation of school and state The Boston Globe March 4, 2007
Anti-military bigotry by the Bay The Boston Globe November 19, 2006
Public schools vs. parents' values The Boston Globe April 26, 2006
Driving up the cost of college The Boston Globe February 10, 2005
Musings, random and otherwise The Boston Globe December 23, 2004
A left-wing monopoly on campuses The Boston Globe December 2, 2004
The ignorant American voter The Boston Globe October 24, 2004
Making the case for parochial school The Boston Globe May 9, 2004
Out of a job he should never have had The Boston Globe August 10, 2003
English 101 The Boston Globe October 3, 2002
The face of antisemitism The Boston Globe September 26, 2002
The new civil rights champions The Boston Globe July 11, 2002
Bigoted man on campus The Boston Globe July 2, 2001
If Pell grants are lawful, vouchers are too The Boston Globe December 14, 2000
The 'MCAS' teens give each other The Boston Globe December 4, 2000
Where were the adults? The Boston Globe April 26, 1999
Busing's legacy: racial isolation The Boston Globe January 7, 1999
Garrity's folly: 25 years after busing began The Boston Globe January 4, 1999
The real racism in 'Nappy Hair' The Boston Globe December 21, 1998
In academia, free speech is out and speech codes are in The Boston Globe October 19, 1998
PC police are spoiling it for kids who play soccer The Boston Globe June 2, 1998
The classroom culture that spawned Kip Kinkel The Boston Globe May 28, 1998
Suspicions about the statewide tests The Boston Globe May 7, 1998
Why Johnny can't read more than three 'white' books The Boston Globe March 19, 1998
Charter schools' misguided foes The Boston Globe March 5, 1998
Charter schools offer 'a ray of hope' The Boston Globe February 19, 1998
An inspirational teacher of law The Boston Globe October 16, 1997
At UMass, student lawbreaking has grown routine The Boston Globe June 3, 1997
On college campuses, all is not yet lost The Boston Globe May 29, 1997
Though officials deny it, apartheid rules at UMass-Amherst The Boston Globe May 8, 1997
Kids learn nothing from TV, and that includes 'Sesame Street' The Boston Globe April 17, 1997
Bigotry in black and white The Boston Globe March 11, 1997
Education inflation The Boston Globe February 6, 1997
The self-esteem movement goes off the deep end The Boston Globe January 23, 1997
Why is the state so secretive about its standardized tests? The Boston Globe December 10, 1996
Why Johnny still can't read (or write or do math) The Boston Globe October 29, 1996
The low state of higher education The Boston Globe October 15, 1996
A letter to Johnathan The Boston Globe October 3, 1996
The teachers we remember The Boston Globe May 9, 1996
Intolerance at Brookline High The Boston Globe March 19, 1996
'Alarming facts' about boys and girls The Boston Globe February 6, 1996
The vandals of history The Boston Globe December 19, 1995
Another blow to UMass's reputation The Boston Globe November 28, 1995
Stopping PIRG's scam The Boston Globe July 27, 1995
Politics and Higher Ed 101 The Boston Globe June 22, 1995
The sorry state of state colleges The Boston Globe June 20, 1995
The government's assault on higher education The Boston Globe June 1, 1995
A two-front war against MassPIRG's duplicity The Boston Globe April 13, 1995
What does Harvard have against teen killers? The Boston Globe April 11, 1995
BC's snub can't hurt Thatcher's reputation The Boston Globe March 9, 1995
When the lesson is sensitive, parents should be in charge The Boston Globe March 7, 1995
What 'Facing History' really teaches The Boston Globe January 17, 1995
When judges blunder, the remedy is impeachment The Boston Globe June 28, 1994
What's morality got to do with it? The Boston Globe May 24, 1994
The Left hates that Kirkpatrick was right The Boston Globe May 10, 1994
Defeating the Blob that runs the public schools The Boston Globe April 28, 1994
A 39-point blueprint for ignorance The Boston Globe March 24, 1994
Old school, new look The Jerusalem Report April 4, 1991

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