Look to your right, look to your left. One out of three high school students may not graduate, an education analyst at a Washington, D. C. think-tank found.
A perspective on increasingly rare occurences on college campuses.
Students and parents who think that they will find a conservative school south of the Mason Dixon line might want to rethink that assumption.
Symbolically stiffing the nearly 8,000 students in Utah’s McKay Events Center, Michael Moore began his speech 52 minutes late.
Although two-thirds of colleges and universities have speech codes, administrators reveal their biases in enforcing them.
Author Jim Nelson Black undertook an investigation of the politically correct, but factually less so, biases on campus today and published his research in the book Freefall of the American University.
‘Twas a time when young men and women graduated from the readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmetic of high school to the Great Works that awaited them in college, but what awaits today’s high school graduates?
When English professor Clifton Snider assigns his class an argument paper, he already knows the side of the question that he wants to hear.
Metaphorically speaking, that is. Nationwide, partisan types on campus are going into overdrive on behalf of the presidential campaign, sometimes causing fistfights—and that’s just the faculty.
When psychologist Denis Nissim-Sabat takes his political positions into the classroom, he threatens to turn the science of the mind into the control of the thought.
Accuracy in Academia’s sister organization, Accuracy in Media, has covered one-quarter of the faculty at the Columbia University School of Journalism and found them wanting.
Amongst the plethora of PhDs, hard data sets, hypotheses, and highly involved line graphs at the Heartland Institute’s 6th annual International Conference on Climate Change, a couple things can be simplified enough for the layperson to come away with and feel somewhat educated on the matter.
Further proof that academics have way too much time on their hands: a study from Harvard connecting Fourth of July celebrations to Republican voting patterns.
The government’s energy efficiency policies don’t produce much of either energy or efficiency according to analysts who have studied the practices.
Pundits debating the fates of various Republican contenders for the presidency in 2012 are missing the biggest story of 2011, a veteran Capitol Hill corresp0ndent argues.
“The growth of the new international law is the perfect logical culmination of 50 years’ worth of bad ideas from legal academia.”—attorney Walter Olson in his book Schools For Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America.
The federal government is poised to adopt or at least preside over something politically correct college administrators have yet to achieve—national speech codes.
At a policy forum at the CATO Institute in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2011, Lorens Helmchen of George Mason University presented a proposal to reform Medicare co-payments to reduce cost growth.
Further evidence that charter schools work better than traditional public schools: They are making the right enemies.