Post By Steve Sailer on 05/01/2009

Poor Old William Saletan

Slate's "Human Nature" correspondent got such a beat-down from his friends when he said a few things in defense of James D. Watson in 2007 that he's decided that it's best just not to think about race ...
Post By Steve Sailer on 04/29/2009

NYT: NAEP Racial Gaps Haven't Magically Disappeared

From the New York Times: 'No Child' Law Is Not Closing a Racial Gap by Sam Dillon The achievement gap between white and minority students has not narrowed in recent years, despite the focus of the No C...
Post By Steve Sailer on 04/28/2009

What Obama Hasn't Figured Out Yet: "Better Teachers" Means "_____er Teachers"

These days, everybody is in favor of having Better Teachers in our public schools: Barack Obama, Arne Duncan, Bill Gates, the whole gang. Everybody is in favor of hiring Better Teachers and easing out ...
Post By Steve Sailer on 04/17/2009

The Language Gap

One element of the conventional wisdom about racial achievement gaps that has become particularly popular in recent years is the idea that the gap is caused by the fact that the parents of poor childre...
Post By Steve Sailer on 04/16/2009

Newsweek: "Sex, Race And IQ: Off Limits?"

Here's a hilariously low-IQ article by Newsweek's Sharon Begley, the doyenne of clueless human sciences reporters: Sex, Race And IQ: Off Limits?...
Post By Steve Sailer on 03/23/2009

"Knowledge Is Power Program"

Sara Mosle writes in Slate: In his new book, Work Hard. Be Nice., Jay Mathews claims that the Knowledge Is Power Program is the "best" program serving severely disadvantaged, minority-group students in...
Post By Steve Sailer on 01/24/2009

Science Proves Obama's Powers Are Miraculous

Now that the Dark Ages of American Science (January 20, 2001-January 19, 2009) are over and we are all basking in the bright light of reason, the New York Times reports that miracles are occurring due...
Post By Steve Sailer on 07/17/2008

LA Times: "Why Do Asian Students Generally Get Higher Marks Than Latinos?"

Hector Becerra of the LA Times visits a high school near downtown LA that has basically no whites or blacks, and asks students and teachers "Why do Asian students generally get higher marks than Latino...
Article By Hugh McInnish on 07/02/2008

Table For Sailer Is Right: Measure School Achievement Relative To IQ! By Hugh McInnish

Alabama gives both the Stanford Achievement Test (SAT), which measures student achievement, and the Oti...
Article By Hugh McInnish on 07/02/2008

Sailer Is Right: Measure School Achievement Relative To IQ!

I was drawn to Steve Sailer's latest VDARE.com article (Sailer's Four-Point Plan For Improving Schools), because it reinforces my own thoughts. Steve gave four ideas for im...