The academic left has painted itself into a peculiar corner. They urge the rejection of traditional grammar as chauvinistic, or, more frequently, “hegemonic.” Unfortunately for them, they eventually have to read papers by students who have previously been taught by teachers who also share this outlook.
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Deneen, who is an Associate Professor of Government and a chair of Hellenic studies, began his remarks by saying that conservatives have trouble living like conservatives.
High school civics courses and even college-level political science classes on the separation of powers can sometimes differ radically from the actual practice.
If the 9/11 conspiracy theories circulated by academics such as the University of Wisconsin’s Kevin Barrett sound familiar, it might be because they echo the themes heard on Al-Jazeera’s broadcasts.
Schools run with taxpayer dollars in Ohio, will now have to display any donated copies of the national motto, “In God We Trust” and the state motto, “With God, All Things Are Possible.”
It was recently reported that a school district in California kept tabs on families who supported the recall campaign last year.
A report released yesterday by the Education Sector revealed that over $8 million had been given by the National Education Association to opponents of the No Child Left Behind Act. The organization has stated before that it would help “directly or indirectly, jointly or independently” other organizations that share their same agenda.
Critics of higher education who say American colleges do not prepare students for life after graduation may be way off base: Among federal judges, the problem may be that they do try to apply their education to the post-graduate day jobs that they hold.
College students accustomed to hearing news on the Iraq War from professors and protesters who have never actually been there might find the documents retrieved by the U.S. forces there to be of interest.
Approximately 351 American universities, both public and private, are still enforcing speech codes.