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Boyz 2 Men, Not

, Malcolm A. Kline

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…

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Dumbed-Down Common Core

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Stuck in the Sixties

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academics, the very people who claim they want “progress” “going forward,” frequently want to turn back the clock a half century or so.

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Columbia Credits Fox

, Don Irvine

The Columbia Journalism Review, which is not known for its conservative views, published an article yesterday by Alexis Sobel Fitts that credits Fox News for giving opponents more of a voice than does MSNBC.

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Universities Want More Money

, Malcolm A. Kline

A team of researchers from Penn looked at the condition of higher education and came to about the same conclusion that academics usually come to when pressed to make a self-examination: Universities need more money.

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Common Core: Epic Fail

, Malcolm A. Kline

One of the fascinating things about journalism is looking at the factual data that both sides of a controversy agree on and finding that the facts support the critics’ viewpoints.

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