Breaking News

Accuracy in Academia

Fake Diplomas

It is perhaps appropriate, although distressingly so, that in our increasingly ersatz society, education is in the vanguard. “Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation’s Report Card, was released,” economist Walter Williams pointed out in a column which appeared …

Read More »

LGBT History Gains In Illinois

They may not know the Bill of Rights, but students are being asked to broaden their base of knowledge in ways never before imagined, at least by most taxpayers. “This week the Illinois Senate voted to require public schools to teach LGBT history,” Brenda Iaservoli …

Read More »

UConn To Train Community Organizers

Actually social justice activists but it leads in the same direction. “This minor provides interdisciplinary classroom instruction in the theories, histories and formation of social identities, structural inequalities, and movements to foster social justice and equity in the United States,” UConn proclaims on its website. …

Read More »

Desegregation Comes To Claremont

Actually, progressives gave it segregation, then had to take it back. “After the Independent reported that event organizers segregated tonight’s pool party at Scripps College, barring white students from attending, the organizers changed their event’s description to allow all students regardless of race at the …

Read More »

No Open Mic For SUNY-Oswego Conservatives

Perhaps it stands to reason that if campus conservatives have no freedom of speech, they are not free to complain about it either, at least on campus before they actually go to court with a first amendment case. “A State University of New York at …

Read More »

NC Teachers To Take Walk

Next week, for, you guessed it, a raise. The May 16, 2018 walkout is being organized by the North Carolina Association of Educators. Ironically, “The overall teacher attrition rate dipped last year and remains relatively low at 8.7 percent,” Dr. Terry Stoops writes on The …

Read More »

AAUP Misses Turning Point

Last Fall, a professor at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln harassed a Turning Points USA member posted at a literature table on campus, a situation that occurs all too regularly on American campuses. But this time, TPUSA caught it on film. Now the American …

Read More »

GOP Congress Bankrolls Questionable Education Department

Perhaps the risk of being called heartless is making them headless. John Stossel of Reason Magazine claims U. S. Department of Education (DOE) Secretary Betsy DeVos is keeping hers. “It now spends $193.1 billion a year,” he writes. “DeVos proposed a mere $9 billion in …

Read More »

University of Michigan Bias Response Sued

When university policies are tested off campus, they usually don’t fare too well. Let’s see how far this one goes. “The new free speech advocacy organization Speech First announced Tuesday that it is suing the University of Michigan on behalf of three students who object …

Read More »

NJ High School Cheerleaders Chosen By Grievance

Evidently, cheerleading tryouts are too old-fashioned but why even practice? “Apparently everyone attending Hanover Park High School can now join the cheer squad regardless of their talent or skill,” Stephanie Hamill writes on The Daily Caller. “This new rule has some parents and many cheerleaders …

Read More »

Send this to a friend