An historic ballot proposition passed by California voters in 1996 to end race-based admissions to the University of California may have led to more blacks being admitted to UC.
Monthly Archives For August 2012
“College student loan debt now surpasses $1 trillion.”—Vicki Alger, Independent Women’s Forum
“The ‘everybody gets a trophy!’ school of thought does not make students confident, but renders them cynical.”— Douglas B. Reeves, founder of The Leadership and Learning Center
Halloween is not here yet but universities are already channeling Charlie Brown in their eager anticipation of their own Great Pumpkin—green jobs.
Herbert Hoover’s posthumously published chronicle promises to be a game changer, whether universities ignore it or not.
If industry is impossible without infrastructure, one wonders what difference roads make when there is nowhere to go.
News flash: Giving taxpayer funding to the rich is not any variation of conservative—fusion, libertarian, traditional or paleo.
When we last wrote of controversial Mid-East Studies scholar Tariq Ramadan, he was set to arrive in the United States to teach at Notre Dame on a newly minted visa that the last presidential administration had denied him.
You would think that there would be widespread agreement on the dubious value of giving federal aid to the rich.
“The Los Angeles Unified School District is being sued by 14 mothers whose children were allegedly sexually abused by a former district elementary school teacher, who is being held on a $23-milion-bond and has been charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on children.”—CNN by way of the American School Board Journal