New York, N. Y.—Last summer, about two dozen law school professors from nominally Catholic colleges and universities protested the then-pending nomination of U. S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, a Catholic convert, but they did not do so from a Catholic perspective.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
When students do receive a good college education, they have usually taught themselves, but too many undergraduates do not make the effort, according to a recently retired professor who describes himself as an “unrepentant liberal.”
Employers are finding it harder and harder to find staffers who can write clearly and coherently, and colleges and universities are largely to blame, Professor Nan Miller says.
In a recent column that I did on affirmative action, I committed a grievous error. In this one I elaborate upon that correction and try to raise some other questions about an ongoing controversy.
Defenders of the status quo in education like to portray themselves as on a higher plane than critics of same but a look at what they are defending usually leaves the uninitiated wondering why such an allegedly highbrow crowd goes in for enterprises that could, at best, be described as lowbrow.
At its best, the record on the 40-year-old federal Head Start program was mixed. Now, the middle-aged government program is becoming downright dangerous, according to Karen Effrem, a director of EdWatch.org.
Did you ever wonder why we get those unique studies and courses coming out of legendary colleges and universities? We get them because our tax dollars are at work paying for them.
On the next episode of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report, I will be joined by two guests who have played key roles in some of the most divisive battles in education.
Although most will claim it as their guiding philosophy, today’s educrats might find some alarming skeletons in the closet of their progressive forefathers of a century ago.
Why do academics tend to terminate with extreme prejudice attempts to study western civilizations such as that of ancient Rome? Perhaps they fear the lessons that moderns might learn from them.