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.
Some survey results offer hope after decades of declining literacy.
Arguably the most historic press coverage its publisher ever got, cro looks back at how the Soviet Union’s state press covered the founding of Accuracy In Academia during the Cold War.
At Columbia, the principal anti-Israel voices are not student leaders and groups but faculty and academic departments.
Those of us who find Teacher Work Days a relatively recent phenomenon, if not an oxymoronic one, can get a bird’s eye view of what they sometimes consist of from an inside account of an educational conference held late last year.
The academic tenure of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan at Harvard Law gives us a glimpse into not only the predilection of such institutions for systems not compatible with the U. S. Constitution but also the likelihood that such legal systems will play an increasingly unwelcome role in America’s future.
You can read about the academic record of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, which comprised most of her working life, in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
“When ‘Today’ show anchor Ann Curry delivered the commencement speech at Wheaton College in Massachusetts on Saturday, she named a list of distinguished alumni, including the Rev. Billy Graham, Wes Craven and Dennis Hastert—who all actually attended the Wheaton College in Illinois.”
-DC Express, May 26, 2010
A family has sued Carmel Clay Schools for what the father deems “harassment” of his daughter by a bus driver working for the school district.
Climate activists seem intent on preaching anthropogenic global warming to students at many levels, from childhood through higher education.
The Texas State Board of Education met and confirmed by a vote of 9-5 textbook standards for the next 10 years. The Board emphasized the teaching of American history and rejected attempts by historical revisionists to remove significant parts of history.
Officials at a Minnesota public school have agreed to respect the right of a middle school student to wear at school a t-shirt bearing an abstinence message.
When feminist scholars go through the historical archives, there is a good chance that they will miss material that does not support their viewpoint.
Those students at green colleges learning about sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint might want to consider the record of those who represent such initiatives.