Apparently, taking a vacation four times longer than that which most taxpayers enjoy is a teachers’ professional right.
Monthly Archives For August 2007
Do American college graduates have a coherent understanding of the world? Very few do. We have our universities to thank.
For example, how many people know that one of the brains behind the treaty was a Harvard Law Professor, Louis Sohn, who believed in world government? And that Sohn favored a world government with hundreds of thousands of troops, nuclear weapons, and military bases around the world? And that Sohn was a major influence on the current Yale Law School Dean who could become President Hillary Clinton’s first nomination to the Supreme Court?
Authors James Carafano and Paul Rosenzweig argue that America is facing the same enemies as it has in the past, such as Marxism or Fascism; terrorism springs from an ideology of “evil ideas” which will once again bring “hundreds of millions of people under [its] sway, leading. . .millions of victims to misery.”
Mount St. Mary’s College of Los Angeles seems to have gone the way of most Catholic universities these days: politically correct, multicultural, and proud of it.
If you support a law school that is Catholic in more than just name, you will never hear the end of it, especially if you are in the legal profession.
The new ACT 2007 College Readiness Report, released August 15, congratulates American educators once again for improving student scores “on all four subject-area tests: English, mathematics, reading and science” but a closer examination of the data reveals that of the approximately 1.3 million students took the curriculum-based, national ACT college placement exam this year, average scores have been increasing incrementally within each subject.
Thanks to the actions of U.S. government officials, we will soon get a chance to discover whether ignorance really is bliss.
Larry Atkins, who teaches journalism at Temple and Arcadia Universities, warns news outlets to be careful when it comes to using citizen journalists to report on the news.
The agency is still recovering from that decade of decline, said reporter Rowan Scarborough at the Heritage Foundation recently.