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.
Community colleges can be every bit as biased to the left as their Ivy League and state university counterparts.
The Thought Police have made an arrest at Le Moyne College. According to this article, Syracuse college student Scott McConnell, has been expelled from Le Moyne College over an essay he received an A- on. All because he touted a very untrendy view: corporal punishment in schools.
Americans were understandably upset to learn that University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill compared the victims who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center to “Little Eichmans,” likening them to the infamous Nazi war criminal. These same Americans should know that there are a platoon of “Little Churchills” in colleges and universities throughout the United States.
For more than 30 years, Title IX of the Education Amendments has been heralded as the reason for the increase in the number of women’s athletic programs across the country and providing opportunities for women like Mia Hamm to compete on the college level.
Two veteran professors from both coasts gave Campus Report radio listeners an idea of the chill on free speech of politically correct norms in academia particularly on issues relating in any way to race.
Given the Court’s failure to clarify the constitutionality of racial preferences, the issue continues to roil nationwide.
Liberals truly believe everyone who has any intelligence at all must think exactly as they do…or they need see a shrink.
As Dr. Cheri Yecke shows in her study, “Kids, Schools, and Politics: Protecting the Integrity of Taxpayer Resources,” teacher-union politicking does not begin when the school day ends.
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held an online discussion via Google Plus on the role of for-profit colleges and universities such as DeVry University or University of Phoenix.
The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce held a four-hour conference on the importance of investing in early childhood education initiatives proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama several weeks ago.
Find out what the War on Terror and the Cold War have in common in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
A Harvard scholar has unearthed archival evidence of the relationship of Hollywood producers to the Nazi government in the 1930s but most scholars stop short of implicating Left-wing icons in chronicling the run-up to World War II.
Higher education may never be more irrelevant than when it tries hard to be relevant. In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Dan Berrett surveys a trio of seminars that await incoming freshmen at the University of Richmond (UR).
Purdue president Mitch Daniels’ efforts to keep Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States out of Indiana public schools while serving as governor of the state has drawn a predictable academic outcry.
The teacher preparation report conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), was not well-received by the academic community.
President Obama’s recent extemporaneous remarks about Ho Chi Minh being a Jeffersonian Democrat may be the result of his viewing the PBS series entitled Vietnam: A Television History (1983).
We found an academic who actually defends the U. S. Homeland Security policy, not an easy thing to do.
Did the National Security Agency scandal have its roots in academia?