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Education School Ghetto

, Malcolm A. Kline

The serious scholars whom you can still find on college campuses have long regarded education schools as the slums of academia but now the denizens of those projects are even admitting to the dilapidated condition of their discipline.

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Fighting for Free Speech

, Larry Scholer

In a new book, Donald Downs, a political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, outlines an approach to ridding campuses of political correctness. In Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus, he shifts the focus away from the professors and to the administrators.

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Dominion Brain Drain

, Malcolm A. Kline

The Democratic governor of Virginia and the top Republican in that state’s Senate recently agreed on a tax hike to prop up the Old Dominion’s colleges and universities that may turn out to be a multi-billion dollar mistake.

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The Conscience of a Campus Conservative

, John T. Plecnik

Campus conservatives come from every walk of life. The money-hungry, nerdy stereotype of Alex P. Keaton, depicted by actor Michael J. Fox on the popular 80s sitcom “Family Ties,” has never been less germane than it is today.

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Critical Thinking Meltdown

, Bob Parks

Colleges celebrate the notion that their campuses are a forum for the free expression of ideas. Now while that be a noble goal, from all appearances, that seems to be far from reality today.

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