The Modern language Association’s panel on “Terrorism, Technology and Visual Media” helped show just how loosely the higher education establishment now defines the term “liberal arts.”
Monthly Archives For January 2007
In their unguarded moments, college professors say the darndest things.
Among college English professors, the passing on of literary traditions and literacy has gone from avocation to afterthought to alien concept, as can be seen in the annual conventions of the Modern Language Association.
If you are a student in the Montgomery County school system the chances are you are the recipient of a talented and gifted (TAG) label that places you in the crème de la crème of the student population.
The rate of substantiated sexual abuse of minors
committed by New York City public school workers is approximately
three times the rate found among Catholic priests nationwide.
The Wolcott School District has now reversed its discriminatory
practice of denying equal access to Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF)
Good News Clubs in its elementary schools.
For education reformers, this year will bring a mix of the old and the new, as lawmakers bridge the gap between the lingering stalemates of 2006 and the policy innovations of 2007.
Those declaring war on Christmas in public schools just lost another battle
The Modern Language Association, which represents thousands of College English professors nationwide, is actually trying to understand religion in American life.
If you thought that the Modern Language Association was a highly politicized group whose real activities belied its innocuous-sounding name, you ain’t seen nothing yet.