Recent Articles

The NEA vs. Teachers

, Malcolm A. Kline

Despite its power, the National Education Association’s membership may ultimately be its undoing as rank and file teachers find little in common with their representatives.

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The Power Grab of the NEA

, William R. Alford

A former high school principal shows us a side of the National Education Association that the nation’s largest teachers’ union does not normally publicize.

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Radical Islam in the wake of 9/11

, Jason Livingood

While the educational establishment promotes a study of Islam that downplays the acts of the more extreme practitioners of the creed, the author of a new book shows the danger of such an approach.

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Recent Articles

Presiding Over Failure

, Malcolm A. Kline

The want ads of the last Chronicle of Higher Education in August feature 15 pages of faculty jobs, 9 pages of administrative positions and another 3 of “executive positions.” Aren’t we getting a bit bureaucratic?

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An Extracurricular Crucible

, Malcolm A. Kline

The Department of Education thinks it has found out what is wrong with American higher education—not enough extracurricular activities, specifically, not enough political ones.

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U. S. News Epic Fail

, Malcolm A. Kline

When a private corporation gives out inaccurate information, its’ business generally suffers one way or the other. When a university does it, the school may drop a place in the U. S. News rankings.

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In Search of Doctors

, Malcolm A. Kline

The expansion of government health care regulations, most recently under Obamacare, has led to a growth in careers in health care administration.  Nevertheless, patients might be asking, “Is there a doctor in the house?” and getting an echo in response.

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Usual Suspects Miss Point

, Malcolm A. Kline

Ninety  Georgetown  faculty members and administrators have gone public with a letter attacking Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s budget proposal but the bill of particulars in the missive does not match up to the content of his plan.

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