We don’t have to worry about our college graduation rate. We do have to worry about what happens before students get to college.
Our 40th president summed up a problem in American education today in words worth reading, along with one of his simple solutions.
If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.
“How come we don’t have an intifada in this country?” asked Dr. Hatem Bazian of the University of California at Berkeley.
Private schools abroad that accept government subsidies usually end up losing much of their autonomy and distinctiveness, an economic researcher warns.
A former Temple student has finally been given the go-ahead in his lawsuit against two university officials who, he contends, forced him into a psychiatric ward.
Rep. Walter Jones, a co-sponsor of the Academic Bill of Rights, will address this summer’s Conservative University conference.
Rep. Tom Tancredo, the author of a resolution promoting the teaching of Western civilization, will speak at this summer’s Conservative University.
“We have succeeded in sending a great many people to college and university,” Russell Kirk noted more than 25 years ago. “We have not succeeded in educating most of them.”
Introducing a Great Books curriculum in a state university today is a lot like staging a production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Saudi Arabia, but Dr. Mark Winchell has succeeded in bringing the classics to Clemson University, albeit one course at a time.