Recent Articles

Black Rock & The Ivory Tower

, Malcolm A. Kline

Some of the media heavyweights who weighed in on the CBS scandal also moonlight as college professors. Some of these journalists, in turn, remain perplexed about the the story itself.

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Colleges Choking On Cash

, Malcolm A. Kline

School officials have no trouble finding projects to spend budget dollars on: Duke University, for example, gives each freshman a cutting-edge high tech i-pod for no particular reason.

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Ivory Tower Inanities

, Kinga Krisko

The move towards distance education leaves many professors feeling left out and their resistance typifies their attitude towards educational progress, according to the authors of a new book

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NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND?

, Abraham Taylor

Despite the harsh criticism this election season has spawned of President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB), progress is being made, according to its proponents.

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From Abject To Zinn

, Malcolm A. Kline

In his new book, Intellectual Morons, author Dan Flynn gives us a handy reference guide to 16 opinion leaders whose own conclusions were dubiously arrived at, and widely accepted, particularly in academia.

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Anti-American Idol at UT Austin

, Malcolm A. Kline

When conservative students at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin created a satiric scholarship to reward anti-Americanism, those young Tories named it after a journalism professor at the school who richly deserves the recognition.

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Recent Articles

Samuel Adams Stout Fellow

, Malcolm A. Kline

The sum total of the average collegiate’s knowledge of founding father Samuel Adams may be that his visage appears on one of their favorite beers. More’s the pity.

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Abstinence Education Adds Up

, Scott Thormaehlen

A study  published last year by the American Journal for Health Studies by Kennethy F. Ferraro (PhD) and Karis A. Pressler (MA), showed that students in abstinence-only education got higher math grades.

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No Core Left Behind

, Scott Thormaehlen

George W. Bush’s now infamous and highly debated domestic and once celebrated bipartisan policy, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), sought to raise the national quality for students in reading and math by 2014.

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MSA Watch

, Malcolm A. Kline

John Wilson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) objects to the NYPD surveillance of Muslim Student Associations in the New York metro area.

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Dude, where’s my community?

, Jocelyn Grecko

Stanford University’s John W. Gardner Center and The Center for American Progress have found a way to dip into education – they want to turn traditional schools into full service hubs, something they like to call “community schools.”

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