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.
It should surprise no one that the latest educational fad making waves across the country is just another repackaged, touchy-feely program designed to bolster self-esteem.
Following a lawsuit on behalf of the Good News Club, which is sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, the Chico Unified School District repealed its policy under which the District charged higher facilities usage fees to religious groups than to secular groups. The higher fees eventually forced the Good News Clubs to stop meeting.
Just for fun, imagine how the academic Left would react if dozens of colleges incorporated patriotism into their guiding principles and evaluated people according to their “patriotic dispositions.”
If too many bright students do not know who the founding fathers are, as surveys indicate, then UCLA history professor (emeritus) Gary B. Nash may bear a large share of the blame.
Before a House Armed Services subcommittee former U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) chaplain MeLinda Morton, a Lutheran minister, accused the school of having a ‘pervasive and systemic climate of religious intolerance.’
Last March, Itamar Marcus, the director of Palestinian Media Watch, spoke at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He was one in a series of speakers brought to the university by a small group of university faculty, students and community members seeking to redress the imbalance of ideas about Israel and the Jews.
Last week the American Council on Education released a “Statement on Academic Rights and Responsibilities,” endorsed by dozens of affiliated groups, including the American Association of University Professors, Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and others.
John Walton – philanthropist, businessman, education reformer, and Vietnam War veteran – died in a plane crash, ending what was surely a remarkable and unforgettable life.
“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.
Stung by a spate of recent documentaries on public schools, the education establishment is trying to rebut the filmmakers’ charges.
Americans may still see the Girl Scouts of America (GSA) as an apolitical group but the group’s leader has acknowledged a marked change in the GSA.
Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund are offering free legal assistance to students who participate in the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity if the students’ First Amendment rights on public school campuses are violated.
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While the White House might argue the point, it appears that the epidemic of Obamamania that swept across the nation’s college campuses a couple of years ago ended before the midterm elections.
“Waiting for Superman” is a powerful film with a message crucial to our nation’s future.