In their ongoing attack on clear and precise grammar, professors attack the one book that promotes both—Strunk & White’s Elements of Style.
In the 1930s, marathons and amateur contests allowed beleaguered Americans to literally sing and dance through the Depression. In this economic downturn, the Lumina Foundation urges suffering Americans to go back to school.
Like colleges and universities of old, it its own way, Duke is trying to act “in loco parentis” with an emphasis on the loco part.
At a time when most people pick out pine trees, many English professors make plans to travel to the annual convention of the Modern Language Association.
With remedial education becoming more of a trend on college campuses every year and employers complaining that new hires lack basic skills, public schools are naturally pursuing grants that will prepare students for environmental activism.
Taxpayers may not have much reason to feel bailed out and stimulated but university officials do.
The Associated Press might actually be onto something in its education coverage.
Hope springs eternal in the academic breast, at least for the secular.
One good way to gauge the political climate on a campus is by looking at the activities the university sanctions.
Maybe liberal Democrats are accomplishing what conservative Republicans never could: Identifying teacher unions as a key obstacle to genuine education reform.