Colleges and universities are promising graduates “green jobs” at the end of their education, secure in the knowledge that if they fail to materialize, schools won’t be liable for damages under Truth in Advertising laws.
Monthly Archives For April 2011
Believe it or not, a Berkeley sociologist recently offered a surprisingly clear-eyed and coherent assessment of Communist China.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio— The Rutherford Institute is defending a Christian teacher who was allegedly fired for keeping religious articles in his classroom and for using teaching methods that encourage public school students to think critically about the school’s science curriculum, particularly as it relates to evolution theories.
There is at least one academic who understands the roots of the current financial crisis in the United States. Maybe that is because, unlike most pedagogues, he came from the business world.
“We may obsess about strangers piloting airplanes into our buildings, but in the United States in any year, roughly five times the number of those killed in the World Trade Center are murdered on the streets or inside their own homes and offices.”—UCLA historian Russell Jacoby.
“Equally important, the memoir documents Obama’s reading of such canonical African-American writers as Frank Marshall Davis…” –Boston University English professor Gene Andrew Jarrett on the presidential memoir that identifies the scribe as “Frank the poet”
He was most known for being President Jimmy Carter’s head of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) when it began the deregulation of the airline industry in 1977-78. He was my Economics professor at Cornell University in the late 1960’s.
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Supreme Court has reversed a federal appeals court decision striking down Arizona’s tax credit for contributions to organizations providing private school tuition assistance, ruling that taxpayers challenging the law do not have the authority to maintain the lawsuit.
One startling development obscured by partisan battles over union contracts in Wisconsin and New Jersey is the degree to which high-profile Democrats have also been going toe-to-toe with teachers unions, a key bloc in their political base.