When a journalist and scholar specializing in education experiences New York’s public schools as a parent, he finds the experience even more alarming than the statistics.
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.
Meredith College, for many, has beaten the man-hater stereotype attached to many all-female institutions.
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.
At The College Of New Jersey, two professors turned a forum on Iraq into an anti-war rally aimed at U. S. and Israeli policies, and history, a senior History major at the school reports.
Although public officials and school administrators frequently plead for more government funding in order to bolster test scores, at least one academic remains skeptical.
College Administrators are redefining free speech out of existence on campuses across the country, witnesses representing students and alumni told U. S. senators at a hearing late last month.
Are day care centers as beneficial for children as the academic experts tell us they are or do they produce troubled children? A new book tries to answer that question.
Students can graduate without History requirements but not without diversity training, a congressional committee learns.
College admistrators now make civil rights and civil liberties an either/or choice, a new book by law school professor David E. Bernstein shows.
Youth, like age, hath its privileges, and one of them seems to be the right to not think too far ahead.
In the academic and political worlds in which our laws are incubated and passed, there is one statute scholars and politicos routinely ignore: the law of unintended consequences.
On his February 14 show, in order to hype the controversy and his own ratings, O’Reilly introduced Hill as “Dr. Marc Lamont Hill,” a professor at Columbia University in New York City, and “an ardent liberal guy, and that’s fine.”
The University of Missouri’s “Guide to Religion” includes nearly 10 Wiccan and Pagan observances that professors are asked to consider when scheduling homework or tests.
If you’re wondering why students who study U.S. History appear not to have learned a thing about history, there’s a reason.
Amid the sound and fury over escalating college tuition costs and the student loan bubble, a practical idea may actually have taken hold.
The latest study from the National Association of Scholars features 100 education reforms, including Accuracy in Academia’s.
Being a Republican In Name Only may be the kiss of death in GOP primaries but it’s a great selling point in academia.
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.