Bill and Melinda Gates, in their education reform efforts, have drawn the ire of NEA types, RiShawn Biddle at the Capital Research Center points out.
SAT Rap (Video)
Can the SAT be cool? The makers of this motivational video certainly try.
National Academy of Title IX
As we’ve reported over and over again, no matter how unscientific their data, elites continue to insist that women are underrepresented in the sciences. Now, the national Academy of Sciences is publishing a whole reading list sure to tilt the playing field even further towards regulators idea of a Title IX utopia.
Take My Medicare
In the usual manner in which bad ideas become even worse reality, good chunks of what policy wonks here are calling “health care reform” are flowing out of academia. Arguably, the most pernicious of these is the notion that “the federal government can build on the success of Medicare.”
Abstaining from Accuracy
In a classic case of missing the point, public health officials and their stenographers in the media are blaming the spread of sexually transmitted diseases on sex education that promotes abstinence.
Obligatory Harvard Satire (Video)
Is your trust fund running out but you’re still not sure which upper class career is right for you? Don’t worry, Harvard University will equip you with the necessary real life experience…
Steve Hayward Discusses Reagan (Video)
Our video of Steven Hayward’s Author’s Night presentation on The Age of Reagan is now up on YouTube.
Stanford Alumni Critique Jarrett
Stanford alumni are voicing their objection to their Alumni Magazine’s September/October softball treatment of the White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.
Maine Remembered, Sense Forgot
When most voters don’t win at the ballot box, they usually get over it the next day but make mental notes for the next election. Left-wing voters, particularly the academic variety that now may make up most of the breed, seem to need therapy, at least in print.
A Reason to Rally
One piece of hope and change on the campuses that voted overwhelmingly for the party in power is that anti-war rallies centered on the American occupation of Iraq have virtually disappeared.