Their professors may still love it, but college students are going negative on Obamacare and the president whose name is often attached to it.
None of the teachers who wrote their take on education policy and reform could ever agree on a single issue, such as teacher layoffs, seniority and standardized testing.
“Reagan rejected the traditional Cold War notion among American policy makers that the best defense against a Communist threat from the left was a strong dictatorship of the right,” Lynch writes.
Immigration reform is one of the most important issues on President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda.
“Family instability is a leading cause of poverty in our society, and so these private decisions…have costs associated with them.”
The reason that European countries have not completely pulled out of their recessions is that their entitlement reforms “are a failure,” because “politicians rarely take the path of spending cuts.” Instead, “they take…a path that leans heavily toward tax increases.”
Inevitably, the discussion veered from teacher-evaluation criteria at the federal and state levels to upcoming requirements of Common Core.
If you love literature and go to Cornell, you’re probably in the wrong place.
Here’s why we keep going: to rescue history from the memory hole academia has created.
Public schools used to assign “What my country means to me” as an essay topic. One wonders what one would get from such an exercise if it were given to Cornell undergrads who got a chance to take the full panoply of courses available there under the heading, American Studies.
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