A veteran public school teacher offers some observations that the National Education Association probably won’t like.
Oregon State University celebrates Dr. King’s life with a film about gay rights and the Boy Scouts.
With so much school time given over to counseling rather than education, we thought that we would take a look at one of the games that counselors play, literally.
If a public-school student gets to college without knowing when the Civil War was fought or how to do basic math, part of the problem may be with the student’s textbook.
School Administrators in inner cities have put troubled pupils in special education classes, whether those students are disabled or not.
Many universities do not like America’s armed forces, especially on their own campuses, our correspondent concludes.
Students who can transfer out of inner city public schools and into private schools get better grades in a less segregated environment.
Despite what you may have heard, Day Care is not for everyone.
Twenty-two years of teaching have convinced me that upwards of half of all teachers would not be members of the NEA if given a clear choice.
Those of you who thought that philosophy ran in a straight line from Socrates might be surprised at some of the academic offerings at the recent American Philosophical Association conference.
Unfortunately for public school teachers, it looks like the people in charge of giving us the New Math may have been applying some of that product to the pension funds for educators in government schools.
The 2010 Congressional Pig Book, released by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) is out, and it exposes the considerable pork given to academia.
‘Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it’
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Speakers at a recent Brookings Institution forum on Chinese returnees debated the impact that study abroad experiences will have on China’s political and social development. Around 1.6 million Chinese citizens have studied abroad or finished a fellowship at least a year in duration since 1978, said the panelists.
When Western man stopped believing in God, he needed an alternative jurisprudence to the Natural Law. The first and greatest challenge to the Natural Law was positivism.
To update a favorite one-liner from the 1970s, global warming is for people who can’t face reality. The realists at the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) have launched a campaign called Balanced Education for Everyone (BEE).
A visit to the Climategate e-mails might dampen the spirits of global warming alarmists as they see what their favorite scientists and UN officials really think of the threat. That might be why they avoid them.
In a recent study of the implications of the “sustainability” movement in higher education, the National Association of Scholars (NAS) reported in their March, 2010 newsletter that “the ideology has gone viral and is being handed down to the next generation on campuses everywhere.”
D.C. school choice activists and families fighting for the restoration of the Washington Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) met together at the Heritage Foundation on April 13 to screen their short documentary, Let Me Rise, which states that it documents “the story of hundreds of families in our nation’s capital fighting for their children’s future…”