At its best, the record on the 40-year-old federal Head Start program was mixed. Now, the middle-aged government program is becoming downright dangerous, according to Karen Effrem, a director of EdWatch.org.
Even as federal judges seek to censor out of the education system the words “under God” and the Pledge of Allegiance with it, the Bible is actually making a comeback in public schools, aided by celebrities like Chuck Norris and the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Some public officials forget that the wall of separation between church and state is meant to protect the former from the latter.
On the next episode of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report, I will be joined by two guests who have played key roles in some of the most divisive battles in education.
Why do academics tend to terminate with extreme prejudice attempts to study western civilizations such as that of ancient Rome? Perhaps they fear the lessons that moderns might learn from them.
In what has to be the ultimate feminist nightmare The New York Times reports that Ivy league schools are now turning out female students who want to be stay at home mothers.
Although most will claim it as their guiding philosophy, today’s educrats might find some alarming skeletons in the closet of their progressive forefathers of a century ago.
If Bucknell isn’t in the business of restricting free speech, then why did these students have to spend 30 minutes listening to criticisms of the phrase “hunting terrorists”?
The next time you hear a journalism student, when asked why he or she wants to get into the profession, say they “want to make a difference,” cringe.
There is another school of thought that believes that neither the toleration by academia nor the lack of University statements is the problem. The real problem is the double standard to which these schools adhere.
George Washington University is going the extra mile to make its students comfortable.
“If some of the logic in Steele’s selection two years ago was that a black chairman would expand Republican Party appeal to minority voters, there’s scant evidence that this was accomplished.”—syndicated columnist Star Parker on Michael Steel, current chairman of the RNC.
The war on Christmas has been waged for a number of years.
When something gets a bad rap from elites, it’s probably worth a second look.
A search for defenders of social security who believe the program is sound turned up…an academic.
In effect, the paper’s subsidiary has been getting students deep in federal debt for courses that produce very few good jobs. Now we find out that Kaplan has allegedly been discriminating against minorities in the process.
As Christians this time of year absorb another spate of snipes at their revered holy day, they might pause to remember Darrow.
Gender Studies may never have had a clear mission but it is still susceptible to mission creep.
A Northeastern governor is considering education spending cuts and this time it is not New Jersey’s Chris Christie.
Now that the President is poised to sign the repeal of the ban on homosexuals serving in the U. S. military, academics are prepared to welcome the armed forces they have banned from their campuses with open arms, at least metaphorically.