Colleges celebrate the notion that their campuses are a forum for the free expression of ideas. Now while that be a noble goal, from all appearances, that seems to be far from reality today.
Colleges and universities are supposed to teach students, opening their minds and getting them to think critically about the world around them. Often they do, but not always.
Texas A & M is something of a novelty in academia. The university’s president, Robert M. Gates, is one of the rare retired cabinet officials from a Republican presidential administration to hold a decisive academic position.
A Michigan high school forbids conservative students from distributing a newspaper. Two of the students tell their story.
I have an interesting story that I believe you may find interesting. Please let me relay the story as it occurred.
Policymakers have long thought the solution to the achievement gap to be in early childhood education.
Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College in southern California have decided to end their 14 year old study abroad program in Spain.
The 335,000-member California Teachers Association, the state’s most powerful union, is airing radio spots claiming that Governor Schwarzenegger wants to “stiff our kids for $2 billion every year!” Does he?
A recent lecture at Bowdoin College has roiled the Maine campus. On February 22 the Bowdoin College Republicans hosted Vernon Robinson, a North Carolina conservative activist and former candidate for the House of Representatives.
The law school of the flagship campus of the UNC system files an amicus brief in a Supreme Court case dealing with a question in the field of public education. The case is decided largely to the law school’s liking. Yet, the UNC system as a whole, and several individual UNC campuses might be in violation of the Court’s ruling.