While George Orwell once said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them,” even he might be surprised at what passes for scholarship at today’s American colleges.
An all-female university panel of professors and activists has an idea for combating "sexism" and "racism": Make sure that women and blacks speak first in classroom discussions.
Call it athletics Marxism: In line with the growing trend toward "no-score" sports, a high-school girls’ basketball coach has just been suspended for achieving a resounding victory.
President Obama proposed Thursday making two years of community college free for all students. Although his plan does not have an official cost established yet, White House officials estimate that the price tag for taxpayers will be "significant."
Dr. Sandra L. Stotsky, professor emerita at the University of Arkansas, recently said that Renaissance Learning’s latest report revealed that a large number of college freshman are reading at a seventh-grade level.