Hang on to your wallets, it’s budget time. Expect K-12 funding, a perennial line item favorite, to continue increasing at a much higher rate than the cost of living.
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.
I had a student last year who wrote me his life story. When he was a little boy, he knew he could do anything. His parents loved him, he loved life, and when he grew up he knew he wanted to “be a CEO.” Then he got to the University. There he learned that he could not be a CEO because he was “a minority.”
An interesting flip side of the victimology that permeates public schools is that teachers are frequently expected to play the villain. One self-help expert who literally advises educators to turn the other cheek is Dr. Eric P. Hartwig.
Late yesterday, Liberty Counsel filed a complaint in federal court in New Mexico to stop the unconstitutional censorship of a group of students at Roswell High School and Goddard High School called “Relentless in Roswell.”
In the highly competitive online environment where everyone is seeking to develop a niche market, Christian colleges appear to be gaining ground, according to Education News.
A new documentary film called “The Lottery” that takes on the topic of charter schools, is getting cheers and jeers from critics and filmgoers.
“Too many Republicans ran like Ronald Reagan but governed like Jimmy Carter.”
—Ken Blackwell at a June 21, 2010 AIA authors’ night explaining the GOP’s recent reversal of electoral fortunes
Liberty University School of Law welcomed the TeenPact Judicial Program for the third consecutive year. TeenPact Judicial is an intense, weeklong program, which instructs highly motivated and intelligent teenage students interested in the study of law.
Stanford University’s Jon Krosnick has either been distorting climate polling to suit his ideological position for years or he is an utterly incompetent pollster. The solid bet is on the former.
For students who are bored with the same old special interest campus groups, Naomi Rockler-Gladen reported that they might try something a bit out of the ordinary.
Has higher education become the equivalent of a giant Ponzi scheme? Perhaps.