Recent Articles

Anti-Semitism on Campus II

, Diane R. Macedo

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.

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CINO Check

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Anti-Semitism on Campus

, Diane R. Macedo

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?”

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Phonics Works Again

, National Center for Policy Analysis

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.

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Good News on Free Speech

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Frankonomics

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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Recent Articles

More than equal

, Malcolm A. Kline

“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.

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Which came first?

, Malcolm A. Kline

“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.

 

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Courses To Die For

, Deborah Lambert

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.

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Classical Education

, Charles G. Mills

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.

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Academia’s American Flag Phobia

, Malcolm A. Kline

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.

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