While the number of literary readers has remained constant since 1982—96 million—fewer Americans, as a percentage, are reading. Currently, not quite 47% of Americans admit to engaging in literary reading in the past year.
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Increasing the size of Pell Grants may make college more expensive, according to a new report from the Cato Institute, a Washington, DC think tank.
Though opinions of Ronald Reagan tempered after his death in August, many historians and textbooks continue to diminish his legacy.
Tom Wolfe’s latest novel, I am Charlotte Simmons, misses the top-down politically correct ambience in higher education today but catches some of the spiritual drift among collegians in his tale of college life, experts on the subject concluded.
North Carolina students looking for a free ride need only to gain acceptance at the state’s selective governor’s school.
A growing number of students are responding to the increasingly secular, even pagan, nature of most colleges and universities by a taking a walk, to a more religious institution of higher learning.
A new report issued by Achieve, Inc. reveals yet another shortcoming in the education system, the “expectations gap.”
The outgoing president of the Modern Language Association Robert Scholes used his farewell speech to admonish literature professors from around the country about the state of their field.
A frequent criticism of current humanities instruction is that it focuses on what to think, rather than how to think. The humanities have become dogmatic and provincial.
A Humanities curriculum should promote and foster human rights across the globe, according to three professors who convened at the Modern Language Association conference to discuss “The Future of the Humanities in a Fragmented World.”