Although civic education is as important today as ever, the median number of high school civics courses has declined by two-thirds over the past 30 years, one scholar reports.
With its dearth of intellectual diversity and its intolerance of dissent, CCSU often seems disturbingly similar to the CCCP, according to one heterodox professor.
“The promise of Brown will never be fulfilled,” a civil rights leader argues, “if the educational establishment, its enablers, [and] its cheerleaders resist reforms proven to elevate black educational achievement.”
Left to their own devices, the powers that be at UNC-Chapel Hill opt for the liberal answer to every question—from whom to choose for a commencement speaker to what to require for course reading.
Although at least one professor thinks that they are not too bright, conservative students at Duke University, who are plentiful, and faculty members, who are not, have found some ingenious ways to get their point across.
A philosophy scholar looks at the current state of academia and offers some suggestions for battling PC orthodoxy.
Monroe Community College has hosted drag strippers, but the New York school draws the line at sending care packages to U.S. troops: “We can’t get involved in anything that controversial.”
An enormous problem in itself, student misbehavior is exacerbated by teachers’ and schools’ fear of lawsuits, a recent study indicates.
Jean Cobbs’ political affiliation has made her a marked woman at Virginia State University, the historically black school where she has served on the faculty since 1971.
The first 50 students who sign up for Conservative University this year will have the chance to sit in the audience at CNN’s “Crossfire.”
A former New York City high school teacher was banned from returning to the school system after a three year investigation into a field trip to Cuba.
The Education Establishment appears to be engaged in a similar exercise when it tries to explain dropout rates and other such problematic measurements.
In “What I Did When I Couldn’t Find a Job,” Fordham University alumnus Andrew Dana Hudson reflects on the economic decisions which prompted him to move to India post-graduation.
Truly the major media have only scratched the surface, when they have even felt the itch, of the influence of radical left-wing groups in academia.
From Stephen Black, Ph.D comes word that “a tenured chemistry professor at the University of Texas, San Antonio was fired on charges that he threatened the safety of colleagues and students by . . . too many books in his office,” according to News Of the Weird.
When William and Mary student Mallory Johnson realized she couldn’t summon up the courage to start a conversation with a cute guy on campus, she simply logged onto GoodCrush.com and posted a message. He eventually…
In a bizarre twist of fate, many college students may be living even better than their parents while at school.
A Montana school district would like to distribute a primer on sex to the age group which usually gets primers. Read more.
“We are the only great power in history who, upon arriving on a foreign shore, first asks the question ‘what’s the exit strategy?’”
—Dr. Charles Krauthammer at The Fund for American Studies conference in April.
The grand lesson of the 20th century is that Big Government retards economic progress.