A group called the Center on Education Policy has actually issued an upbeat report about education in the United States. How? By downplaying test results.
week, President Bush announced a massive
Ohio University Economics professor and author Richard K. Vedder will be the keynote speaker at the annual John W. Pope Center Higher Education Conference, to be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Hilton Hotel in Research Triangle Park.
Professors and students have won a few pivotal victories for academic freedom but, while the good news is welcome, the bad news is…well, a good way to describe most of what is happening in education today.
At least one economist at Rhode Island College, like too many of her academic counterparts, does not let trends in the economy cloud her economic views.
By practicing the craft of tracing history that they themselves reject, we can see how we get the revisionist historians who, for better or worse, mostly the latter, now dominate academia
Going back to school at the end of summer vacation, always a bittersweet experience for college students, now, with politically correct reeducation, can be just bitter.
After successfully routing the “Dead White Guys” some of us still refer to as America’s founding fathers from classrooms in the United States, the multiculturalists have a new target—ancient philosophers.
Why are we now spending over 500 billion dollars on education annually without much to show for it?
A veteran teacher explains why she thinks that Shakespeare is “the world’s ultimate rapper.”
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.
In an age of limits, colleges and universities are expanding, with the aid of taxpayers with increasingly limited resources.
A key dividing line between those within the Ivory Tower and those without might be on the issue of taxes: Academics like them while the rest of us clearly don’t.
The Associated Press might actually be onto something in its education coverage.
“The Cuban model doesn’t even work for us anymore.”—Fidel Castro, September 8, 2010, interview in The Atlantic
A seminal trend may be occurring in media coverage of education, at least at the K-12 level: The press is starting to notice where the problem comes from.
In the war on terror, a BC sociologist sees the major problem in the Middle East as—Israel.
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day.
When trying to convince dubious students of the benefits of social security when they are all too familiar with the costs, professors might well ask the question: “Who are you going to believe, me or your paycheck?”