Recent Articles

Squeaky Chalk

, Deborah Lambert

Commas, periods and question marks are the latest targets of the PC police, the New York City junior high school National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has chosen sides in the cultural debate over homosexuality in the schools, Kentucky’s educational leaders are more concerned with overweight students than academic performance

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For the Children?

, Michael Reitz

Their slogan is “Great Public Schools for Every Child.” At its 143rd annual convention, the National Education Association (NEA) offered up a few novel approaches to achieve this goal. Mike Reitz, director of the Labor Policy Center at the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, shares some of the proposals that came up at the NEA’s recent convention.

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AIA Bestows Little Churchills

, Malcolm A. Kline

At its 20th anniversary dinner, Accuracy in Academia will make its first annual presentation of its Little Churchill awards, named after Ward not Winston, for dubious academic achievement.

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A Touch of the Poet

, Malcolm A. Kline

Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.

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Religion at the AFA

, Amy Davis

There is some religious bias at The United States Air Force Academy witnesses told a congressional committee. But would their policies endanger freedom to worship?

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Ball State Babylon

, Malcolm A. Kline

A college or university’s geographic location in America’s heartland may not lead to a moderate balance among its faculty or in its course offerings.

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Recent Articles

Tenured Weathermen

, Malcolm A. Kline

For decades, media elites and academics alike have accepted the accounts that veterans of the anti-Vietnam War movement gave of themselves, particularly when those vets occupied academic berths.

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Generally & Particularly Irate

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Americans are not only against government spending in the abstract but against each particular instance of it in the last two years.”—Claremont McKenna scholar William Voegeli at Hillsdale College Capitol Hill lunch on October 1, 2010

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Academic Amnesia on the 1990s

, Malcolm A. Kline

In even-numbered years, political science professors are frequently called upon by the media to offer their thoughts on national elections, although they may not be as well-versed as they should be on history, of even the more recent variety.

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