The New York Times obituary of our founder, Reed Irvine, contained so many inaccuracies that Accuracy in Academia’s president, James F. Davis, felt compelled to respond.
Public school administrators in Maryland are attempting an even more difficult feat than capturing shadows, namely, teaching students about the origin of Thanksgiving without mentioning God.
Students can learn about a part of Africa that their African studies departments are not likely to share with them in the documentary The Devil’s Footpath.
The campus security guards once derided by students as “rent-a-cops” are now giving the term “thought police” a very literal meaning, if the experience of two Stanford University Ph. D. candidates serves as any guide.
When a Simpson College management professor publicly criticized one of her students in a letter to the editor of the school newspaper, she added a page he may not want in his permanent record.
The bunch, which includes a few professors (a very few, let it be said), are arguing that my column is acceptable grounds upon which the university’s College of Arts and Sciences must desist in their efforts to propose a program in Western Civilization that would win an outside grant worth several million dollars.
When Aaron Jones attempted to respond to a misleading flyer distributed by the College Democrats at Morehead State University, he found himself hit with a response from a faculty member that looked just as deceptive as the original student group’s handout.
Reed Irvine started AIA in 1985 because he saw that too many professors were using classrooms the way that too many reporters used newsrooms—to influence events rather than provide actual accounts of the past and present.
Diedra performed her cartwheel on the Tuesday before the Veterans Day holiday. She was then told that she was suspended the following day.
The subsequent outcry that greeted news of this proposal was so vehement, and so vicious, that one would think the College had proposed replacing the Old Well with a statue of George W. Bush.
The nature of the liberal mainstream media and academic elite is such that we typically only hear one side of an argument—and that argument is neither balanced nor contested.
A Union-Friendly Report on Union-Administrator Relations
A Center for American Progress (CAP) report, written by Frank Adamson and Linda Darling-Hammond argues for raising schoolteachers’ salaries.
When local officials accept federal funds for the higher purpose of more qualitative national standards in education, about all they get is the “national” part, a trend now evident as states are urged by the federal government to adopt national curriculum standards known as “Common Core.”
Government bureaucrats are rewarded for enlarging and expanding staff and budgets, while cost-cutting innovators are over looked for promotions. In short, the government is “stealing you blind” in the name of the common good.
Accuracy in Academia will host a special Constitution Day author’s night on September 12, 2011 from 6 to 8 PM. Food will be provided. You can rsvp email@example.com.
The adamant position of Professor Asifa Quraishi of the University of Wisconsin Law School is that Sharia is a “way of life” which takes shape in everyday activities such as dietary norms, praying five times a day, doing good and tithing, which are in many ways no different than religious customs of Jews and Christians.
At the event held by the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), CAP Vice President Cynthia Brown gave an overview of the joint report of the potential roles of state education agencies (or SEAs).
“Gulliver (the United States) can’t get up because the Lilliputians (the government) are tying him down.”—Mike Morris, chairman and CEO, American Electric Power Company, Inc., July 19, 2011, The Atlantic forum on The New Work Era.
“Lawyers get paid a little bit more because we can quote a few phrases in Latin.”—U. S. Senator John Warner, D-VA, July 19, 2011, The Atlantic forum on The New Work Era.