There is an old Pennsylvania Dutch proverb that goes, “We grow too soon old and too late smart.” Some colleges still have a youthful outlook.
Monthly Archives For September 2010
Well, somebody got a job with a women’s studies degree.
In yet another attempt to avoid being judged by tangible standards like everyone else, some colleges are fighting legislation designed to hold them accountable for their efforts.
“Even Obama refuses to endorse it and back up the California federal court, and now appears suddenly hesitant to impose the values of Fire Island on Parris Island.”—columnist Pat Buchanan on same-sex marriage.
The nation’s largest teachers’ union—the National Education Association—has gone on record with reservations about the Obama Administration’s education reforms.
College graduates who inhaled the exotic curricula their alma maters offer up are learning a hard lesson: Nobody really cares about them off campus.
One would think that with the evidence of academic bias stacking up more overwhelmingly by the decade that the higher education establishment would welcome any attempt to introduce a bit of intellectual diversity to their campuses, especially since they claim to be committed to same.
“So there was an Affirmative Action program for communists.”—
Author M. Stanton Evans on Soviet penetration of FDR’s Administration.
By a happy coincidence, President Obama is welcoming students back to school in a state with a tightly contested Senate race.
Believe it or not, the federal government is giving Race to the Top education grants to school districts more notable for the voting blocs they represent than the scores that they post.