The feminist movement on campus has honed to perfection its ability to respond to anything resembling criticism, or even inquiry, with military precision that virtually guarantees victory over all in-house critics.
Monthly Archives For July 2005
American high schools are again under fire, and this time, Judge Manning (the judge presiding over the Leandro case) isn’t the one fanning the flames. Rather, Governors from most of the states have entered the fray, calling for reforms to American high schools and to data collection on graduation rates.
Although in long shot it may look like a replay of the film Animal House, Colgate University’s war on fraternities, in close-up, is much more than just life imitating art.
Observers trying to make sense of what is going on in education today will find it easier to do so when they can see one salient trend: Double standards predominate and they usually benefit the political left.
Students seeking to avoid left-wing homilies delivered in classroom lectures by making use of distance education might be in for an unpleasant surprise, as we have noted before…
This week, North Carolina schools presented citizens with a good news/bad news proposition. As forecasted in last week’s journal entry, Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results for North Carolina schools were released Monday. Not surprisingly, this year’s results show a higher percentage of schools not meeting more stringent federal accountability standards.
As I write this Accuracy In Academia is completing their two day conference Conservative University today on Capitol Hill. While I have to admit the attendance was below expectations (we underestimated the fickleness of hill interns ) the conferences content has been excellent.
Teachers are using students, from kindergarten through college, as foot soldiers in environmental campaigns, whether they should be in class or not.
One would think that the College of the Holy Cross (HC) would actually have one of the religious artifacts on display but the only one we could find on the web site was attached to an “o” that is the symbol of the women’s studies program at the Worcester, Mass. School, and of the feminist movement itself.
God and country are not having an easy time of it on American college campuses these days. So what else is new? Well…