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.
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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.
Usually, denizens of that epicenter of arrested adolescence—academia—can’t notice that trend in society at large, or even in their own back yards, or campuses. Gary Cross is an exception to the rule. “For some time, we’ve been…
Those who argue that higher education is a major league time suck just got more ammunition in a report from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Big name Republicans and putative conservatives signing onto the Obama Administration’s Common Core education reforms in the belief that they will raise standards in public schools may want to entertain the possibility that they will actually lower them.
Academics, the very people who claim they want “progress” “going forward,” frequently want to turn back the clock a half century or so.