In a speech at American University, Archbishop Desmond Tutu likens the current Israeli government to his country’s former apartheid regime.
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.
According to Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, there in not enough conclusive evidence that the federal government plays a positive role in American education.
Perhaps never is history has there been such a disconnect between what schools teach and what students need to know.
According to Tom Luna, Idaho’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, his state “chose to act, instead of being acted upon” when it came to education.
After decades of steady growth, the legal profession is finding that it too is not recession-proof.
Obama Administration supporters watching in shock and awe as the government’s lawyers stumble their way through Supreme Court testimony on the Affordable Care Act might not have been so surprised if they had listened to some of the law’s opponents.
There is an obvious teachable moment in the Supreme Court case this week which tests the constitutionality of the Obama Administration’s health care program but most law professors will probably miss it.
In the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter, read about how Catholic colleges and universities are affected by the newly created health care law and the surprising pushback on campus.
All eyes are watching and ready for the Supreme Court to take up Obamacare in Florida vs. the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week. So much is at stake as this landmark case has the power to either bring things back to the drawing board or cast aside what lies at the very core of America.
The dramatic increase in college president salaries has not produced better leaders.—John K. Wilson of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).