For years, school choice opponents have argued that when students leave public schools for private ones with the aid of vouchers, the public school loses money because the dollars spent follow the student.
Monthly Archives For May 2012
A friend of Accuracy in Academia has been fired from her correspondent’s post at the Chronicle of Higher Education for daring to criticize the field of “Black Studies.”
It turns out that the author of A Beautiful Mind has an impressive intellect as well.
Occasionally, you actually do get some unique insights from academia, unique to academia anyway.
The educational elite still remains unmoved by the prospect of radical Islamic Shariah law even as manifestations of it pop up in the United States.
Tolerance of Catholic tradition may be in short supply at Jesuit Georgetown, but other denominations might find more of a big tent there, even the more extreme elements of these “other faith traditions.”
In his recent book Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts, Vern McKinley points out that decisions made by big government have been the biggest force in the impending economic crisis.
When literature professors branch out into other fields, the result can be bizarre.
The decades-long push to make English Departments more relevant has only succeeded in marginalizing them.
Evidently the publicity that surrounded the removal of team mascot Chief Illiniwek five years ago only whetted the University of Illinois’ appetite for more controversy.