When the president of Benedict College (BC) decided to base most of the grades of the school’s freshmen on effort rather than test scores, research in papers and grammar, school officials say he was making official a policy widely in place in Academia.
When federal agents denied a controversial Mid East scholar a work visa, the school that wanted to hire him also went into denial.
If you are trying to decide which university to attend, you might want to think twice about heavily basing your decision on the U.S. News and World Report’s infamous college rankings.
While Americans continue to move south of the Mason Dixon line, officials at southern institutions of higher learning try to distance their schools from the region that they are in.
While undergraduates across the country express interest in signing up for the Reserve Officer Training Corps, these students are
more likely than not unable to find a branch at their own alma mater.
Merely because a school has a big endowment and can spend lavishly doesn’t guarantee that its students learn more than at a school which has to pinch its pennies.
One of every ten public school students may experience some form of sexual abuse from public school employees, a U. S. Department of Education (DOE) study shows.
Three decades of affirmative action laws and court rulings designed to give more minority students the chance to earn a college degree got mixed reviews from a panel of experts.
With race relations on American campuses already poisoned by ill-conceived attempts at “diversity” such as the University of California at Berkeley (UCB)’s “Tunnel of Oppression,” an author making the rounds of American colleges and universities threatens to increase the dosage.
Sex education materials up for review this fall by the Montgomery County Public School Board of Education are riddled with inaccuracies, charges Henrietta Brown. A former member of the county’s Citizens Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development
In a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), the non-profit notes that while more minority young adults are going to college, one in ten of young adults in poverty have received a degree or postsecondary credential.
In public school districts across America, the financial crisis has been followed by calls for school district cutbacks, layoffs and wage freezes amid budget crises.
AJC: The establishment of the European Union, along with the West’s fascination with multiculturalism, has led to the dismantling of native-Europeans’ cultural and religious identities, and has sparked an uprising among European youths—Muslim and non-Muslim alike.
Wesleyan’s freshman orientation program is not at all a program designed to teach students to throw the words “Racist” and “Homophobic” around like candy.
It’s so, so much worse than that.
AJC: The greatest burst of spending that the federal government ever undertook has, conversely, generated a renewed interest in free market economics in some very surprising quarters. Specifically, the pioneering Austrian school of free market economics is experiencing something of a renaissance.
As has been chronicled by AIA, one of the indicators of potential indoctrination is when parents are shielded from educators’ curriculum or the “teaching moments” to which their children will be exposed.
Two years after his death, William F. Buckley, Jr., the ultimate conservative man of letters, still has a lot to teach the young and the rightward. In turn, there is no better person to pass on these lessons than the man who has become the preeminent historian of the conservative movement—Lee Edwards.
The number of learned folk who offer an opinion on Arizona’s immigration law without reading it keeps growing and growing and growing….
With the decline of basic math skills that they helped to bring about, about the only place that the political Left can multiply is on college campuses.
AJC: A study conducted by the National Association of Scholars (NAS) analyzed the college reading lists assigned to incoming freshmen, and found some interesting results. The study covered 180 books and 290 college summer reading programs.