What happens when graduating seniors get to choose their college commencement speaker and pick former Secretary of State Colin Powell? They might get Sen. Hillary Clinton instead.
Written as if in a weekend over spring break, Chloe Does Yale is a hot pink and boring fairy tale that chronicles the school days of an insecure coed who moonlights as a sex columnist for the college paper.
Barely two years after a federal judge ordered the school to revise its politically correct speech code, administrators at Shippensburg State University in Pennsylvania remain undaunted, constantly patrolling for insensitivity.
A reader on Bob Parks’ Cockeyed Payout column: “An oasis of reason in a sea of hysteria.”
It’s that time again when state legislatures around the country are doing the budget dance.
A University of California faculty committee recently urged its campuses to withdraw from the National Merit Scholarship program on the grounds that the program is biased against some minorities.
On May 5 United States District Court Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. issued a temporary restraining order against the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, prohibiting it from implementing the recently adopted controversial health education curriculum.
The attention in the Middle East has long centered on fixing hardware problems, such as building infrastructure and reforming systems of government. Attention to the manner in which youth are educated has been neglected.
Boutique academics at a recent conference on “neoliberalism” take on globalization and free markets.
A Rhode Island student recently related his experience in a social work program and garnered national attention. Sandra Fuiten faced similar problems while studying in the Midwest.
Date: June 21 – 6 – 8 PM
Armand’s Capitol Pizzeria
226 Massachusetts Ave, NE
Join former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski, an attorney for the American Civil Rights Union, at the next Accuracy in Academia’s author’s night. They will discuss their book, The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency. RSVP on Facebook or contact Sarah Schaerr Norton.
Giving academics the opportunity to do whatever they want with the federal government may not be the brightest idea on the planet.
To solve the problem of creating more jobs, one has to understand what motivates and fosters the creation of new jobs and what discourages the creation of new jobs.
Michelle Rhee and the Washington Teachers Union have reached a tentative union contract which “will boost the average annual salary of a D.C. educator from $67,000 to about $81,000…,” according to the Washington Post.
AJC: The human rights violations and overall human rights conditions in Iran have greatly deteriorated, guest panelists in the Heritage Foundation forum, “Human Rights Under Attack: Oppression in Iran,” claimed.
The good news is that our political elites from both parties are highly educated. The bad news is the education that they and their progeny receive.
Whether attempted by nominally conservative Republicans or genuinely liberal Democrats, efforts to reform public schools from the top down seem to have a higher failure rate than most inner city public schools.
In a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), the non-profit notes that while more minority young adults are going to college, one in ten of young adults in poverty have received a degree or postsecondary credential.
In public school districts across America, the financial crisis has been followed by calls for school district cutbacks, layoffs and wage freezes amid budget crises.
AJC: The establishment of the European Union, along with the West’s fascination with multiculturalism, has led to the dismantling of native-Europeans’ cultural and religious identities, and has sparked an uprising among European youths—Muslim and non-Muslim alike.