Recent Articles

Sex Education Final Exam?

, Bob Parks

Until Hurricane Katrina came and temporarily knocked Natalee Holloway, Cindy Sheehan and Judge John Roberts off the radar, one of the big shockers was that Timken High School in Canton, Ohio had a wee bit of a problem. Out of 490 female students, 65 are pregnant.

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Catholic Universities & UNICEF

, Malcolm A. Kline

Six Catholic universities have United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chapters on their campuses despite the Vatican’s nine-year-old refusal to support the multilateral government agency.

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Sensitive Mascots

, Don Irvine

Just three weeks after banning what it deemed to be “hostile” or “abusive” Indian nicknames and mascots in post season play the NCAA has backed down and granted a waiver to the Florida State Seminoles.

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Achievement Gap Smokescreen

, Malcolm A. Kline

The latest pronouncement from academia correctly identifies the failings of public education but misdiagnoses the cause and, hence, offers a prescription that promises more of the same malady.

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Disabled By Design

, John W. Whitehead

When 15-year-old Chelsea Rhoades left for school early one day last December, her family expected it to be just another normal, uneventful day at one of Indiana’s premier public high schools but school officials had slightly different plans.

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Recent Articles

DREAMing Of Bigger Budgets

, Malcolm A. Kline

What is known locally in Washington, D. C. as a dog-and-pony show is being played out across the country as proponents of the DREAM Act rally their troops to put this education spending proposal over the top.

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Pay More Get Less

, Malcolm A. Kline

As stakeholders in the higher education establishment here in Washington, D. C., plead for more federal funding to get better results, an outside-the-Beltway think tank has crunched some numbers that indicate that they might be mistaken.

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Thanksgiving Then & Now

, Senator Bob Smith

Although the exact date is in dispute, it is generally assumed that in the Fall of 1621 in the vicinity of Plymouth Plantation, a group of very grateful colonists set down to a bountiful feast.

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Michigan Meltdown

, Tony Perkins

In Howell, Michigan, an out-of-control economics teacher booted two students from class after he provoked a discussion about homosexuality.

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