Recent Articles

Diversity Czarinas

, Malcolm A. Kline

The feminist movement on campus has honed to perfection its ability to respond to anything resembling criticism, or even inquiry, with military precision that virtually guarantees victory over all in-house critics.

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The Dropout Dilemma

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

American high schools are again under fire, and this time, Judge Manning (the judge presiding over the Leandro case) isn’t the one fanning the flames. Rather, Governors from most of the states have entered the fray, calling for reforms to American high schools and to data collection on graduation rates.

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Colgate Cocktail

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although in long shot it may look like a replay of the film Animal House, Colgate University’s war on fraternities, in close-up, is much more than just life imitating art.

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Double Standards in Action

, Malcolm A. Kline

Observers trying to make sense of what is going on in education today will find it easier to do so when they can see one salient trend: Double standards predominate and they usually benefit the political left.

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Distance PC Education?

, Christine Inauen and Malcolm A. Kline

Students seeking to avoid left-wing homilies delivered in classroom lectures by making use of distance education might be in for an unpleasant surprise, as we have noted before…

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Failure of Schools Might Lead to School Choice

, Lindalyn Kakadelis

This week, North Carolina schools presented citizens with a good news/bad news proposition. As forecasted in last week’s journal entry, Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results for North Carolina schools were released Monday. Not surprisingly, this year’s results show a higher percentage of schools not meeting more stringent federal accountability standards.

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Politically Incorrect Gather on Capitol Hill

, Don Irvine

As I write this Accuracy In Academia is completing their two day conference Conservative University today on Capitol Hill. While I have to admit the attendance was below expectations (we underestimated the fickleness of hill interns ) the conferences content has been excellent.

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CINO Again

, Malcolm A. Kline

One would think that the College of the Holy Cross (HC) would actually have one of the religious artifacts on display but the only one we could find on the web site was attached to an “o” that is the symbol of the women’s studies program at the Worcester, Mass. School, and of the feminist movement itself.

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Recent Articles

Big Brother Bans BFF

, Deborah Lambert

As if the educationistas weren’t interfering in our lives enough these days, now they’re trying to push the notion that school kids shouldn’t have “best friends.”

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VAT or Crock

, Malcolm A. Kline

Believe it or not, we found an academic who doesn’t like a tax. Usually, the total number of such tenured scholars would fill…my office.

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Horowitz on Liberals

, Accuracy in Academia

“Conservatives look at leftists and see them as misguided. Liberals look at us and see us as evil.”

—Author and activist David Horowitz at Hillsdale College’s First Fridays, First Principles breakfast on Capitol Hill on July 9, 2010.

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Default U

, Bethany Stotts

Student loan default rates are much higher than government data originally suggest, reports Kelly Field for the Chronicle of Higher Education on July 11.

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Scholars Raise Arizona’s Consciousness

, Ashley Thorne

PRINCETON, NJ (July 16, 2010)—This fall, Arizona voters must choose whether to vote for the Arizona Civil Rights Initiative (AzCRI). The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has submitted an official argument in favor of AzCRI.

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