Our African-American family’s education in Kwanzaa continues to this day.
Government officials now remove every vestige of religion from public agencies and places, including schools, but the founders of those institutions may have had other ideas.
Though few educators themselves can tell you whether teachers give too much or too little homework, most research shows that students are not overburdened with studying.
The push towards equality in education has made a casualty of excellence, a political science professor finds.
Children of all ages who surf the internet tend to watch less TV and read more but a veteran psychologist urges parental guidance.
Today in the United States there is a growing conflict between anti-discrimination law and civil liberties, particularly on college campuses, a legal scholar finds.
Students who take “Social Forces That Shaped America,” a history class currently offered at American University in Washington, D. C., may find themselves inundated with political correctness.
Educators have told generations of students that President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal ended the Great Depression but the actual history of the era tells a different story.
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.
Two scholars find that the solution to the problems in education lies not in more government involvement but in greater parental control.
Reaction to the newly minted federal laws that require healthy school lunches is far from settled.
When blowing the whistle is not a good career move.
Apparently it’s a how-to course.
The Chronicle of Higher Education offered up more than a dozen reforms to shake up higher education.
“Given the choice between losing their jobs or keeping the full 4 hours on instruction for students who enter the college with English as their second language and with significant lack of preparation for college level work, English faculty chose to act on behalf of their students and their colleagues have supported them”.—the Academic Senate of Queensborough Community College in Bayside, N. Y.
Academics have always had a hard time accepting the service academies even when they work for them.
When academics turn their attention to America’s free enterprise system, they prove definitively that they never worked in it.
But not in the way you think.
“There are so many ways a role play about racism can go wrong in a room full of 6-, 7-, and 8-year-olds.”—elementary school teacher Katharine Johnson
“What we call basic skills are only ‘basic’ because they are one aspect of the cultural capital of the middle class.”—Southern University Professor Lisa Delpit