College admistrators now make civil rights and civil liberties an either/or choice, a new book by law school professor David E. Bernstein shows.
A friend of Accuracy In Academia sent us a limerick that you might find amusing.
With an eye for the future, the battleground for gay activists is in the schools and children are the targets, a new book, The Homosexual Agenda reveals, while developments in at least one state capitol seem to bear the authors out.
When Ryan Cooper sought recognition for a campus chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) from the student government at Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU), the undergrad hoped that SMSU officials would give YAF the same privileges that groups such as Students United for International Peace (SUIP) enjoy.
While campus demonstrators react to anti-affirmative action bake sales nationwide, few of the protestors could imagine paying top dollar for a cookie and still not getting it.
While the U. S. government continues to unearth terrorist cells on American soil, senior and junior officials in our nation’s academies busily combat-conservative student groups.
Editorials written by vituperative academicians that claim America deserves the wrath of terrorists such as Osama bin Laden are standard fare.
A noted scholar blasts campus “diversity” campaigns as condescending.
The ways in which America’s colleges and universities are rotting are many. Perhaps the most bitter pill to swallow is that despite the decay, the cost of college has ballooned more than tenfold in real terms in the past quarter century.
SUNY-Potsdam’s War on Frats Daniel Flynn Cops Sicced on Greeks for Giving Out Cocoa, Wearing Letters Faternities at the State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY-Potsdam) are crying foul after their member were threatened…
Abandoning free market principles might not get Republican presidents reelected but it may get them a pattycake from academia.
The Bush Administration’s education reforms doubled education spending but not test scores or graduation rates. The Obama Administration’s proposals might make No Child Left Behind look like school choice.
Every now and then we can get some much needed clarity from academia. “Nowadays, the unemployment rate equals the number of unemployed persons divided by the total civilian labor force, which itself adds the number of people who are employed to the number of unemployed,” William F. Shughart II writes in the Spring issue of The Independent.
Farms and ranches in California might be going out of business due to environmental zeal in protecting so-called endangered species, many of which are easier to find than factories. That doesn’t stop one school from partnering with the federal government to promote the Endangered Species Act.
‘The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.’
AJC: The Cato Institute hosted a discussion of the current Senate Healthcare bill entitled, “Will the Senate Healthcare Bill Keep the Poor Poor?” to consider the unintended effects in the proposed piece of legislation.
Textbooks and curricula, particularly in California which sets the national trends for both, continue to paint a glossy portrait of the Shariah law that governs much of the Islamic world.
Educators and their benefactors might ponder what good computers are when students can’t read what’s on the screen.
For the better part of the last year, health care reform has dominated the national legislative agenda. At the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), panelists discussed alternatives for reform and ways that their individual organizations had already effected the political debate.
This week the Huffington Post launched its “College” section. One section of the site focuses on “Majoring in Debt” and provides stories from college students about their experiences with student loan debt.