God and country are not having an easy time of it on American college campuses these days. So what else is new? Well…
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
Next Monday (July 18th), local school systems in North Carolina will release their preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results for 2004-2005.
The Philadelphia School Board last month voted to make African and Black American history mandatory subjects for Philadelphia’s public school students.
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.
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.
Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.
He is innocent until proven guilty but his involvement in controversial radical Islamic organizations is a matter of public record.
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?
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.
A historian at Penn makes the case that education is a welfare benefit then goes on to virtually endorse it as such.
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.
How can a deep blue campus go purple? By a statistical fluke.
For once, a left-wing speaker on the college lecture circuit got heckled and by a most unusual heckler.
Berkeley prof bemoans phantom budget cuts.
“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
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.
The president just expanded the U. S. Department of Education by executive order.
The president’s favorite think tank wants to improve teacher quality but is less clear about how its proposals differ from policies already in place.