When the president of Benedict College (BC) decided to base most of the grades of the school’s freshmen on effort rather than test scores, research in papers and grammar, school officials say he was making official a policy widely in place in Academia.
When federal agents denied a controversial Mid East scholar a work visa, the school that wanted to hire him also went into denial.
If you are trying to decide which university to attend, you might want to think twice about heavily basing your decision on the U.S. News and World Report’s infamous college rankings.
While Americans continue to move south of the Mason Dixon line, officials at southern institutions of higher learning try to distance their schools from the region that they are in.
While undergraduates across the country express interest in signing up for the Reserve Officer Training Corps, these students are
more likely than not unable to find a branch at their own alma mater.
Merely because a school has a big endowment and can spend lavishly doesn’t guarantee that its students learn more than at a school which has to pinch its pennies.
One of every ten public school students may experience some form of sexual abuse from public school employees, a U. S. Department of Education (DOE) study shows.
Three decades of affirmative action laws and court rulings designed to give more minority students the chance to earn a college degree got mixed reviews from a panel of experts.
With race relations on American campuses already poisoned by ill-conceived attempts at “diversity” such as the University of California at Berkeley (UCB)’s “Tunnel of Oppression,” an author making the rounds of American colleges and universities threatens to increase the dosage.
Sex education materials up for review this fall by the Montgomery County Public School Board of Education are riddled with inaccuracies, charges Henrietta Brown. A former member of the county’s Citizens Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development
Students who were offered scholarships in Washington, D. C.’s voucher program had a higher graduation rate than students who applied but were rejected, the U. S. Department of Education discovered.
At the University of California, Davis, one of the recommended ways to “boost your focus and productivity” is to take a nap.
Whether he serves for two years or 40, whether he achieves high rank or not, whatever his branch of service or military skill, the soldier learns something unique about reality that stays with him well beyond 50 years.
The very people who cry out for academic freedom—the professoriat—are most likely to suppress it.
If the CEO of any business became a millionaire overnight by a vote of the board, you would have heard about it by now. When a college president achieves this feat, though, it gets covered by—the college newspaper.
While researchers at King Juan Carlos University in Spain found in 2009 that the Spanish “green jobs” program killed over two jobs for each one it created, Politico notes that “the White House can’t point to much solid evidence” that green jobs are being created.
Those Catholic colleges and universities that sought their independence from the Mother Church back in the 1960s may want to seek its protective custody now.
Those who would herd millions of Americans into college never wonder if they might be better off somewhere else. Perhaps they should.
One Catholic college made the U. S. News & World Report lists of “most popular” among applicants and “most loved” by alumni and it is none of the ones the media like to cover—those institutions that could be called Catholic in Name Only (CINO).
A study by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity shows that the State of Texas could save millions of dollars if instructors in the University of Texas system taught more students in larger classes.