The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) compared media coverage of President Obama’s Common Core initiative with reportage on vouchers and the results are illuminating.
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Despite the breadth of attention that “women’s studies” get on campus, most of the information purveyed in them is, well, wrong.
If you’ve seen the occasional stories on “sex weeks” at Yale and Harvard, you might be surprised to know that many colleges and universities officially devote more than seven days to the subject.
When a Democratic president can’t count on full-throated support from the National Education Association (NEA), the largest teacher’s union, something may be very wrong with his education reforms.
Although it may be considered quaint to recall the Reagan years during the Obama era, particularly in academic circles, a case could be made for doing so.
College and universities have one thing in common with the federal government, along with the cash that flows from the latter to the former: They seem to be following Einstein’s definition of insanity.
Even education insiders are beginning to acknowledge that the data mining the federal government is now engaged in under Common Core produces little in the way of education achievement.
One of the fascinating dichotomies in academia is that its denizens, who more often than any other group, profess themselves obsessed with society, are more likely to show themselves absorbed with self.
She’s been derided in academia for decades: Panels disparaging her works are not unusual at the Modern Language Association’s annual confab.
When professors attempt to show that they are up on current events, they might prove just the opposite.