The reason that European countries have not completely pulled out of their recessions is that their entitlement reforms “are a failure,” because “politicians rarely take the path of spending cuts.” Instead, “they take…a path that leans heavily toward tax increases.”
Monthly Archives For November 2013
“Right-sizing the Classroom: Making the Most of Great Teachers.”
Find out what, and who, is behind the war on football in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
Today, 27 states and the District of Columbia require annual, yearly teacher evaluations when only 15 states had that requirement in 2009.
Inevitably, the discussion veered from teacher-evaluation criteria at the federal and state levels to upcoming requirements of Common Core.
If you love literature and go to Cornell, you’re probably in the wrong place.
“Tribalism in the Middle East is not only alive and kicking, it is alive and killing.”
—Dr. Mordechai Kedar, professor of Arabic at Bar Ilan University, in a forum on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Endowment for Middle East Truth.
Here’s why we keep going: to rescue history from the memory hole academia has created.
“It’s alarming to me that most [Das]Capital-quoters I have encountered are white men.”
—Andrew Seal, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies at Yale. (The Chronicle Review, B16, November 22, 2013.
Public schools used to assign “What my country means to me” as an essay topic. One wonders what one would get from such an exercise if it were given to Cornell undergrads who got a chance to take the full panoply of courses available there under the heading, American Studies.