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.
Colleges and universities shut down bake sales designed to illustrate the race-based admissions policies at those schools but are frequently at a loss to show what laws are at stake.
When academics weigh in on social issues, they tend to get sociological.
“Academia doesn’t train how to do archival research or reward people for doing it.” Hershel Parker, professor of English, emeritus, at the University of Delaware, author of Herman Melville: A Biography.
The nominee to head the Pentagon “also has an Al Jazeera connection through Georgetown University, where he is a professor, and which maintains a campus in Qatar.”
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Scientific genius Albert Einstein posited a theory, other than the scientific ones he is known for, that has withstood the test of time: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
If professors spent as much time entertaining information from the other side as they spend denouncing charges that the academy is biased, there would be no academic bias.
When one sees an institution hemorrhaging cash, one wonders why said entity cannot curb spending.
“In higher education the social values of social cohesion and progress, social welfare and service, the institutional values of economy and efficiency and the academic values of knowledge, truth, and increase in intellectual capital are…
It’s a safe bet that if Americans ever find that “shining city on a hill,” it won’t be in a college town.
That an Ivy League historian takes exception to the idea of American Exceptionalism may not surprise. That the skeptic is not a man of the Left is rather noteworthy. “The term did not even exist…