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.
Beware of polls, particularly when they are done by universities, distributed through their PR offices and given and disseminated by the media.
Academia is embracing Al-Jazeera even while the so-called mainstream media is abandoning it.
University officials love to talk about what they contribute to local economies, no matter how inflated those claims may be. They are more reticent about discussing some of their other activities.
The Al-Jazeera terror TV channel “forum” in Doha, Qatar, not only hosted a top leader of the Hamas terrorist group, but several American commentators and professors of journalism and political science.
A professor from Adelphi University shows why it is dangerous to avoid the advice of conservative author and activist David Horowitz.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Pointing to yet another instance of zero tolerance policies being misapplied, attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have criticized school officials at Hickory Middle School for grossly overreacting when they suspended a seventh grade honors student over allegations that he was in possession of the Italian herb oregano.
Certain Catholic colleges and universities treat it as though it were.
Even more so than the recent defeats in states such as Wisconsin, a sure sign of the declining influence of teacher unions is the distance that school boards are putting between themselves and the union reps.
Floyd County, VA – Liberty Counsel applauds the decision of the Floyd County High School administration to allow students to display the Ten Commandments on the face of their lockers.
Not so surprisingly, the Columbia Journalism Review has weighed in on the WikiLeaks controversy. Somewhat surprisingly, the article that the magazine published by the Journalism School at Columbia University ran on WikiLeaks is a bit more nuanced than its full-throated endorsement of Al-Jazeera.