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.”
No one dared to defend the record during the Department of Education’s Dreaded Silver Anniversary.
If you’re wondering what American students are learning about history these days, it’s worth spending a few minutes reading some entries from Non Campus Mentis.
Persistent achievement gaps between white and black students are a cause for great concern, not complacency.
In recognition of Constitution Day on September 17, The Rutherford Institute is calling on all Americans to read the document that one historian described as “the owners’ manual to the greatest form of government the world has ever known.”
Magic fives and no gold stars for public school children.
Professors still believe that the woes that afflict higher education can be solved through federal intervention.
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.
On Monday, November 29, 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court decided not to hear Professor Thomas Klocek’s appeal, bringing an end to his five-year suit against DePaul University for destroying his reputation.
A national debate is growing over the importance of a college degree, and how much it helps graduates to live a better life.
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.
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.