Accuracy in Academia

Requiem For No Child Left Behind

The education policy of the administration of former President George W. Bush is one we’ve always covered critically. It turns out that at least one other reporter also tried to take a good honest look at it. “I was an education reporter covering suburban districts …

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Danger of Deconstructing Slavery

In San Antonio, they came face to face with it. “In the 8th grade American History class students were asked to reflect on the differing sides of slavery,” according to San Antonio Charter Moms. The lesson plan at Great Hearts Monte Vista has since been …

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College Students Flunk Trump Awareness Test

They didn’t realize that his predecessor sent troops to secure the border too. (Full disclosure: I’d forgotten this too.) “What would these same students say when they discovered President Obama did the same thing Trump is doing now?,” Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform wondered of …

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Nittany Lions Cannot Play Outside

Penn State is actually cutting back on the number of healthy activities their students can engage in. “A backpacking trip in the Rothrock State Forest and day hikes in the Laurel Highlands and Shenandoah National Park in Virginia were among the Penn State Outing Club’s …

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College Professor Doused NRA Lobbyist’s House with Fake Blood

A college professor allegedly doused the National Rifle Association’s chief lobbyist’s home with fake blood twice, and was charged with misdemeanor property destruction the second time. The chief lobbyist, Christopher Cox, is now the target of academia’s anti-gun rights angst. The professor, Patricia Hill, teaches …

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CSU-Fresno Professor On Leave after Tweeting Joy at former First Lady Barbara Bush’s Passing

A professor at California State University-Fresno has been placed on leave after she posted on social media at how happy she felt when former First Lady Barbara Bush died, leading to significant backlash. Randa Jarrar, who teaches English at the public university, tweeted about how …

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Were The Parkland Kids A Community Organized?

The country’s most famous community organizer just gave them his blessing. “Seared by memories of seeing their friends murdered at a place they believed to be safe, these young leaders don’t intimidate easily,” former President Obama stated in an essay which appeared in Time. “They …

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LGBT Activist goes to Harvard, Interprets Bible as Approving of Monogamous, Gay Relationships

Matthew Vines, a “queer rights activist,” spoke at Harvard University and interpreted the Bible differently than Christian and Jewish biblical scholars on monogamous, heterosexual relationships. Vines claimed current orthodox Christian interpretations of sexual morality, such as approving monogamous heterosexual relationships, have “done unfathomable harm and …

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Student Government Puts CRs on I.C.E., I.C.E. Baby

At the University of California at Merced. “The College Republicans at the University of California, Merced advertised their club last month with signs that read ‘I.C.E. I.C.E. Baby’ and provided the phone number for Immigration and Customs Enforcement,” Liz Wolfe writes on the Reason.com blog. …

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College President Resigns Before Plagiarism Investigation Concludes

Plagiarism allegations against the president of Hobart and William Smith College may have led to his resignation, several weeks after an internal investigation began over the credibility of his dissertation. The former Hobart and William Smith Colleges president, Gregory J. Vincent, resigned when an anonymous …

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