Textbooks and curricula, particularly in California which sets the national trends for both, continue to paint a glossy portrait of the Shariah law that governs much of the Islamic world.
Monthly Archives For February 2010
Educators and their benefactors might ponder what good computers are when students can’t read what’s on the screen.
For the better part of the last year, health care reform has dominated the national legislative agenda. At the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), panelists discussed alternatives for reform and ways that their individual organizations had already effected the political debate.
This week the Huffington Post launched its “College” section. One section of the site focuses on “Majoring in Debt” and provides stories from college students about their experiences with student loan debt.
On February 3, Catholic League president Bill Donohue issued a news release regarding an incident at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) that was troubling. At issue was a remark by USAFA Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michael Gould: he was upset with a wooden cross placed at the site of a pagan worship area.
The Elizabethtown College faculty recently voted to endorse (and presumably to implement) a 19-page document titled “Embracing Inclusive Excellence: A Five-Year Plan for Strengthening Campus Diversity.”
College and university officials remain adamantly opposed to allowing the Reserve Officers Training Corps back on campus until the military lifts its ban on homosexuals serving in uniform.
In the real world, businesses expand when profits do. In academia, colleges and universities, such as George Washington University, just expand.
M. Stanton Evans will discuss Voodoo Anyone? How to Understand Economics Without Really Trying at a February 25 AIA event. Evans inspired and wrote the foreword for Voodoo Anyone?, a free-market economics textbook written by the late Christopher T. Warden and published by Accuracy in Academia.
Alliance Defense Fund attorneys appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday, asking it to reverse a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit that declared portions of a tuition tax credit program for students unconstitutional.