On the next episode of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report, I will be joined by two guests who have played key roles in some of the most divisive battles in education.
Monthly Archives For September 2005
Why do academics tend to terminate with extreme prejudice attempts to study western civilizations such as that of ancient Rome? Perhaps they fear the lessons that moderns might learn from them.
In what has to be the ultimate feminist nightmare The New York Times reports that Ivy league schools are now turning out female students who want to be stay at home mothers.
Although most will claim it as their guiding philosophy, today’s educrats might find some alarming skeletons in the closet of their progressive forefathers of a century ago.
If Bucknell isn’t in the business of restricting free speech, then why did these students have to spend 30 minutes listening to criticisms of the phrase “hunting terrorists”?
The next time you hear a journalism student, when asked why he or she wants to get into the profession, say they “want to make a difference,” cringe.
There is another school of thought that believes that neither the toleration by academia nor the lack of University statements is the problem. The real problem is the double standard to which these schools adhere.
As always, when we ran a story on one college that looks like it is Catholic in Name Only (CINO), our readers gave us tips on others—usually their alma maters.
With shocking images and sound bites depicting anti-Israeli speakers and the effects that they have on the students they address, a new documentary tackles the question, “Is anti-Israeli hate speech on college campuses really a problem?”
Students at Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) ranked far below the state average on standardized tests. To close the gap, MPS implemented a phonics-based, teacher-directed, explicit approach to teaching called Direct Instruction (DI) in 35 elementary schools.