Should the Pope Foundation agree to fund the proposed Western Civilization program, it would hardly be the first time a private foundation with a noticeable political agenda has ever given money to a program at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Unfortunately, Christmas has become a time of controversy over what can or cannot be done in terms of celebrating the holiday. In order to clear up much of the misunderstanding, the following twelve rules are offered.
This is only the beginning of the Christmas season and already the anti-Christmas crusade is in high gear.
The approach of the “winter holidays” gives schools a chance to show respect for the religions of students, or not. The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights found that public education’s guardians are at least making some strides in this direction.
The New York Times obituary of our founder, Reed Irvine, contained so many inaccuracies that Accuracy in Academia’s president, James F. Davis, felt compelled to respond.
Students can learn about a part of Africa that their African studies departments are not likely to share with them in the documentary The Devil’s Footpath.
Public school administrators in Maryland are attempting an even more difficult feat than capturing shadows, namely, teaching students about the origin of Thanksgiving without mentioning God.
The bunch, which includes a few professors (a very few, let it be said), are arguing that my column is acceptable grounds upon which the university’s College of Arts and Sciences must desist in their efforts to propose a program in Western Civilization that would win an outside grant worth several million dollars.
When a Simpson College management professor publicly criticized one of her students in a letter to the editor of the school newspaper, she added a page he may not want in his permanent record.
The campus security guards once derided by students as “rent-a-cops” are now giving the term “thought police” a very literal meaning, if the experience of two Stanford University Ph. D. candidates serves as any guide.
In a recent survey and study published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, which focuses on education issues and public policy, parents were split as to their priorities in K-12 education.
Celebrate Life, Liberty, the pursuit of happiness and free pizza on Constitution Day with Accuracy in Academia along with special guests.
Aligning themselves with dubious foreign movements is nothing new for America’s elite journalists.
Just in time for football season, a defense of the game in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
You can get a clear idea of why the knowledge of American history has hit rock bottom by looking at the curriculum at most universities.
Once upon a time, the FBI actively recruited agents from Catholic colleges like Georgetown. Now, they would be lucky to find a reliable witness there.
In the Orwell-on-steroids world that is academia, you can frequently figure out what is not covered in a discipline by looking at the title of it.
Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg recently complained, “I am convinced that many so called Pro-Life groups are not really pro-life but merely anti-abortion.”
Charity begins at home, folks. So what about it, Fighting Irish?
“One of the biggest reasons the state tends to grow no matter who is in power is that the country has two big-government parties.”—W. James Antle III, The American Spectator, September 2013.