In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.
Monthly Archives For March 2004
Mention the classics on college campuses today and you are lucky if you get references to Coca-Cola or cars—and that’s in the faculty lounges and administration offices.
A North Carolina student discovers that his literature class is a free and open forum, with one minor caveat: politically incorrect speech is forbidden.
Having failed in her efforts to prevent the appointment of an appellate court judge, an Indiana law professor focuses her sights on Christmas trees.
At Emory University, some speakers are more equal than others.
In schools throughout the country, “A World of Difference” takes aim at “ageism, heterosexism, ableism and classism”—not to mention Thomas Jefferson.
A former education official exposes multiculturalists’ grip on textbook publishers.
The liberal intelligentsia are doing more to bowdlerize Christianity than anything that was ever done by Caligula. They are just more refined about it.