In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.
Mention the classics on college campuses today and you are lucky if you get references to Coca-Cola or cars—and that’s in the faculty lounges and administration offices.
A North Carolina student discovers that his literature class is a free and open forum, with one minor caveat: politically incorrect speech is forbidden.
Having failed in her efforts to prevent the appointment of an appellate court judge, an Indiana law professor focuses her sights on Christmas trees.
At Emory University, some speakers are more equal than others.
In schools throughout the country, “A World of Difference” takes aim at “ageism, heterosexism, ableism and classism”—not to mention Thomas Jefferson.
A former education official exposes multiculturalists’ grip on textbook publishers.
The liberal intelligentsia are doing more to bowdlerize Christianity than anything that was ever done by Caligula. They are just more refined about it.
John Kenneth Galbraith was a leader in American academia in condemning the market economy without ever, it appears, actually having studied it.
A student at Roger Williams University who benefited from a minority scholarship fund uses this experience to help an ethnic group he views as disadvantaged—white Americans.
The last redoubt of concern for the common man is ridiculously awash in the cash that keeps eluding the object of its affections but then, maybe that’s where it comes from.
When garden variety academics leave their ivory cocoons, they are really at a loss.
Liberty Counsel challenges the board’s recent ban on Bibles during Religious Freedom Day on school campuses in Collier County, Florida.
As the educational establishment makes every effort to push Western Civilization down a memory hole, a hearty band of activists is proving, once again, that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.
It didn’t take long for an academic to weigh in on the controversy over the Ground Zero mosque in lower Manhattan.
In a move described as a new “branding strategy,” the YMCA recently decided to change its name to simply the “Y,” which prompted Conan O’Brien to comment that “You know times are tough when even letters are getting laid off.”
With everybody but college professors acknowledging the left-wing bias in academia, the next question becomes, when did it start?
Scholars who go against the academic grain and suffer the consequences for their apostasy have pinned some hopes for change on developing technology.
One of the reasons that Liberals have so many misconceptions about conservatives is that their knowledge of history seems to begin when they get up in the morning.
The type of programming that would get a parental lock at home comes in the classroom live and courtesy of the health care bill.