Surprising exchanges took place between Ward Churchill and a number of conservatives “backstage” at the recent Academic Freedom Conference.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
The frequently required history text, A People’s History of the United States misleads and misinforms students.
When groups like FairTest wage war against standardized testing, their motivations deserve scrutiny.
Are teachers’ unions necessary or are they inhibiting school improvement?
Many colleges now have an an independent and conservative press willing to write about what goes on in their classrooms and in classrooms at other universities.
Waste and funding abuse at Bucknell University might go unreported if not for the staff of The Counterweight.
An academic take on the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks may be more insightful than it at first appears to be.
Of all the attempts to reform education, the so-called school-to-work program, in many ways, looked like the most promising.
Educational experimenters rejoiced when multibillionaire Bill Gates’ foundation bankrolled some of their favorite education schemes, but these private sector philanthropists quickly learned what public officials are loathe to admit: social planning will not yield literacy.
American colleges and universities can still claim that they are producing more scientists every year but they can juice those numbers by the manner in which they label various academic disciplines as scientific.