Alleging waste and a “transfer tax” in higher education, Peter P. Smith argues in the most recent Education Outlook that America should establish a “National, ‘Student-Facing’ Course Database and Transfer Information System” for postsecondary transfer students, and “Automate” the “Processing and Evaluation of Transfer Credits” in order to decrease the number of students who get sidetracked from graduating.
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A new study conducted by Harvard researchers correlates certain pesticides with an increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Discussing President Obama’s goal that America would “once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world,” an Education Department official recently argued that increased funding for minority-serving institutions—and historically-black colleges and universities, in particular—was the key to increasing the number of American graduates.
Fox News Radio’s Todd Starnes writes on May 9 that a Gavilan Middle School student had been told by her art teacher that her drawing of the American flag with the words “God Bless America” on it was “offensive.”
“Isn’t This a Bit Much?” asked George Mason University professor David Bernstein on The Volokh Conspiracy blog on May 10 after hearing that President Obama had nominated Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court.
GW Hatchet writers are “embarrassed” that their school didn’t make it into the Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges due to a miscommunication.
Wayne State University’s three new degree programs are “funded by a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy” through the stimulus.
At a recent book forum at the American Enterprise Institute, AEI scholar Frederick Hess argued that education reform should move beyond whole-school conceptions of school choice and focus on the dynamics of “supply.”
In the April 2010 Labor Watch, RiShawn Biddle takes aim at the National Education Association. According to Biddle, the NEA has in recent years taken to not only flexing their election muscles but influencing the non-profit sector as well.
Penn State University professor and climatologist Michael Mann recently threatened to sue a group for its video satire of his climate science entitled “Hide the Decline.”