There is another school of thought that believes that neither the toleration by academia nor the lack of University statements is the problem. The real problem is the double standard to which these schools adhere.
As always, when we ran a story on one college that looks like it is Catholic in Name Only (CINO), our readers gave us tips on others—usually their alma maters.
With shocking images and sound bites depicting anti-Israeli speakers and the effects that they have on the students they address, a new documentary tackles the question, “Is anti-Israeli hate speech on college campuses really a problem?”
Students at Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) ranked far below the state average on standardized tests. To close the gap, MPS implemented a phonics-based, teacher-directed, explicit approach to teaching called Direct Instruction (DI) in 35 elementary schools.
Nearly half of the blacks attending colleges and universities considered top of the line are either immigrants, the children of immigrants or biracial.
A group called the Center on Education Policy has actually issued an upbeat report about education in the United States. How? By downplaying test results.
week, President Bush announced a massive
Ohio University Economics professor and author Richard K. Vedder will be the keynote speaker at the annual John W. Pope Center Higher Education Conference, to be held Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Hilton Hotel in Research Triangle Park.
Professors and students have won a few pivotal victories for academic freedom but, while the good news is welcome, the bad news is…well, a good way to describe most of what is happening in education today.
At least one economist at Rhode Island College, like too many of her academic counterparts, does not let trends in the economy cloud her economic views.
“In my law school, we had begun to defend the enemy combatants [in the war on terror] to the point where they had more protections than most Americans do.”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale in remarks at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.
“I’ve had students say, ‘rights come from democracy,’ and I say, ‘No, democracy comes from your rights.’”—Charles Hill, senior lecturer at Yale University in a speech at the Heritage Foundation on November 17, 2011.
Students who are in the mood for a change of pace during their current academic year might think about checking out one of the many bizarre and unusual classes currently being offered on our nation’s campuses.
Normally, one might assume that mentioning a second-degree murder conviction on a student’s law school application might lessen one’s chances of getting accepted.
The right to free speech is protected in the First Amendment to our Constitution, but there are times when what is said, taxes the limits of one’s patience.
The content of the standard education changes from generation to generation, but seldom, if ever, has it deteriorated as it did in the twentieth century.
When a noted libertarian scholar concocted an economics quiz which conservatives passed and liberals failed, right-wingers who read it high-fived each other, figuratively speaking.
Perhaps one reason that American flags are harder to find on campus than off is that university officials fear that exposure to Old Glory might inspire students to engage in extreme behavior—like voting for the GOP.
It’s always awkward when a Catholic college or university invites a pro-choice speaker to lecture on campus, at least to Catholics outside of its gates.
One of many ways to gauge the political tilt of academia is to see how many cabinet members from past presidential administrations have obtained academic berths.