Widely-used sex education courses advertised as “comprehensive” give fleeting tributes to the value of abstaining from sexual intercourse while providing elaborate descriptions of how to practice contraception, a recent study by the Heritage Foundation shows.
Increasing the size of Pell Grants may make college more expensive, according to a new report from the Cato Institute, a Washington, DC think tank.
Two stories on back to back pages in The Daily Pennsylvanian may have more to do with each other than the newspaper’s editor ever imagined.
Though opinions of Ronald Reagan tempered after his death in August, many historians and textbooks continue to diminish his legacy.
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Tom Wolfe’s latest novel, I am Charlotte Simmons, misses the top-down politically correct ambience in higher education today but catches some of the spiritual drift among collegians in his tale of college life, experts on the subject concluded.
To get an idea of just how factually inaccurate classroom lectures can be, just take a look at the books that accompany them.
North Carolina students looking for a free ride need only to gain acceptance at the state’s selective governor’s school.
Critics of higher education often write about leftist bias in the classroom, barely literate students who somehow gain admission, dumbing down of course content, and academically disengaged students. Sometimes, however, those problems write themselves.
A growing number of students are responding to the increasingly secular, even pagan, nature of most colleges and universities by a taking a walk, to a more religious institution of higher learning.
Parents, students and taxpayers ultimately footing the bill for the epic cost of college should have buyers’ remorse.
Vouchers that allow public school students to attend private schools may be stalled in the United States but they are gaining ground internationally.
Higher Education may be on the downward slide to oblivion but its proprietors haven’t quite entertained that prospect yet.
“Tuition alone cannot sustain higher education, which means that it’s essential to build support among people who don’t listen to NPR and drive hybrids.”— Chris Beneke, associate professor of history at Bentley University, and Randall Stephens is a reader in history at Northumbria University, in England.
In the search for silver linings, school choice advocates can look to the hope that emerges in devastated regions.
A problem faced by both Accuracy in Academia and its big sister organization Accuracy in Media: Our goal—an accurate elite—seems ever more elusive by the year.
On higher education, as on a host of issues, U. S. House Republicans offer unique criticisms, then wind up proposing solutions to crises that resemble those of the Democratic Party.
“And the country I was born in had no meaningful civil liberty tradition whatsoever: Canada!”— Donald Alexander Downs, Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on accepting the Bradley Foundation’s Jeane Kirkpatrick prize at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The unprecedented exodus of appointees from a Democratic presidential administration to the Ivory Tower continues unabated.
Apparently, the lack of professionalism among college grads is so acute that even their professors are starting to notice.