Texas A & M is something of a novelty in academia. The university’s president, Robert M. Gates, is one of the rare retired cabinet officials from a Republican presidential administration to hold a decisive academic position.
A Michigan high school forbids conservative students from distributing a newspaper. Two of the students tell their story.
I have an interesting story that I believe you may find interesting. Please let me relay the story as it occurred.
Policymakers have long thought the solution to the achievement gap to be in early childhood education.
Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College in southern California have decided to end their 14 year old study abroad program in Spain.
The 335,000-member California Teachers Association, the state’s most powerful union, is airing radio spots claiming that Governor Schwarzenegger wants to “stiff our kids for $2 billion every year!” Does he?
A recent lecture at Bowdoin College has roiled the Maine campus. On February 22 the Bowdoin College Republicans hosted Vernon Robinson, a North Carolina conservative activist and former candidate for the House of Representatives.
The law school of the flagship campus of the UNC system files an amicus brief in a Supreme Court case dealing with a question in the field of public education. The case is decided largely to the law school’s liking. Yet, the UNC system as a whole, and several individual UNC campuses might be in violation of the Court’s ruling.
I have gone to The Community College of Baltimore County in Maryland for a few years now. During this time I have taken many different types of classes to fulfill requirements, most of them in which I came up against leftist propaganda.
As an ongoing service to our readers who have not encountered them yet, we provide profiles of college professors whom students may want to avoid.
Cecilia Munoz, the White House Domestic Policy Council Director, visited the National Journal and Bill and Melinda Gates-sponsored event on education, “The Next America” to give her take on education.
At a National Journal and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-sponsored event in a D.C. Grand Hyatt Hotel conference room, New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez used the event to slam the Republicans.
Two online courses on teaching the Common Core education initiative of the Obama Administration that are just about as vague as the program.
Martin Luther King, Jr. modeled his famous “I Have a Dream” speech after President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, Allen C. Guelzo, Director of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College, said at the Heritage Foundation…
Their tales of success may leave parents grateful that they don’t have children who are students in those districts.
The Obama Administration’s Common Core education initiative may be problematic for private Catholic schools as well as the public ones the program is designed for.
Student Achievement Partners co-founder Jason Zimba sat down the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s Executive Vice President Michael Petrilli recently to promote Common Core, the Obama Administration’s higher education initiative.
Humberto Fontova’s book, The Longest Romance: The Mainstream Media and Fidel Castro, goes a long way towards filling in the gaps in media coverage of that island dictatorship.
When a course is entitled “History of the U. S. for Policymakers, Activists, and Citizens,” you can bet that the target audience is the second group of constituents.
Accuracy in Academia remembers the victims of communism who did not survive it in the November issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.