In brief: Unions’ blocking school reform, high school dropouts and Indian boarding school issues.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
The federal workforce is graying at a very fast rate—nearly half will be eligible to retire in five years, and there is not sufficient interest or knowledge from top talent…
What does science say about climate change?
Apparently academic freedom for professors means the right to study and teach courses on the absurd.
As readers of this space know, we frequently subject academics to what we view as constructive criticism. As travelers through the blogosphere may have noticed, they sometimes answer those critiques.
The latest report from the U. S. Department of Education shows that in a one-to-one comparative study of public and private school students, the latter are more literate.
The academic left has painted itself into a peculiar corner. They urge the rejection of traditional grammar as chauvinistic, or, more frequently, “hegemonic.” Unfortunately for them, they eventually have to read papers by students who have previously been taught by teachers who also share this outlook.
Critics of higher education who say American colleges do not prepare students for life after graduation may be way off base: Among federal judges, the problem may be that they do try to apply their education to the post-graduate day jobs that they hold.
Ever wonder how all those animals, plants and bugs get on the Endangered Species List? It’s more than an academic question though that is where the answer has its roots.
Despite Winston Churchill’s great leadership and wisdom, there seem to be very few college courses on him.