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.
From an elementary school that had second-graders protest the Ferguson grand-jury decision to law schools that diminish the rule of law, truth is taking a back seat to race in America's institutions of learning.
In an effort to reverse declining school-lunch sales, at least two school districts have tried rewarding students for buying the new and unpopular federally mandated lunches.
A high school in Northern California is under fire for vastly overstepping boundaries in its sex education curriculum. A children’s sex education class at Acalanes High School in Lafayette is being taught by employees of Planned Parenthood, and the content of the lessons and the materials being utilized are highly controversial.
Class Dismissed, a new full-length documentary film about homeschooling, was screened in the Boston area on December 1, having already been seen by sold-out audiences in November on the West Coast (L.A., San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland). It explores the rapidly growing homeschool movement — its challenges and great successes.
Teaching kids about Internet porn, stripteases, sexting, using virtual women, and anal intercourse? It's all part of an Oregon sex conference that's funded with your tax money.