After three decades of affirmative action in education, American blacks find themselves less likely to go to college than they did before the U. S. Congress made a mid-20th Century correction in civil rights laws, a new study finds.
After the 2004 election the President remarked that he had earned political capital, and on Monday it became clear that he intended to spend some of it on advancing the education reforms of his first term.
Many widely respected ideologues willfully ignore reality in support of their agendas, the former executive director of Accuracy in Academia told the audience at a recent luncheon sponsored by Accuracy in Media.
Those of us who suffered through the old math nevertheless saw the nice, linear relationship between the first numbers that we learned to add and subtract and the checkbooks that we had to balance later in life. Today’s public school students are not always so fortunate.
Should the Pope Foundation agree to fund the proposed Western Civilization program, it would hardly be the first time a private foundation with a noticeable political agenda has ever given money to a program at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Students, and faculty, who want to serve their country can expect to traverse a metaphoric obstacle course laid out by college administrators before running on a real one for their drill instructors.
This is only the beginning of the Christmas season and already the anti-Christmas crusade is in high gear.
Unfortunately, Christmas has become a time of controversy over what can or cannot be done in terms of celebrating the holiday. In order to clear up much of the misunderstanding, the following twelve rules are offered.
The approach of the “winter holidays” gives schools a chance to show respect for the religions of students, or not. The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights found that public education’s guardians are at least making some strides in this direction.
The New York Times obituary of our founder, Reed Irvine, contained so many inaccuracies that Accuracy in Academia’s president, James F. Davis, felt compelled to respond.