Category Archives: Higher education
The higher education establishment assaults traditional American values in many ways. Jenna Robinson of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy limited herself to a top 10 list of higher ed offenses during a lunchtime presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Robinson details the first item on herContinue Reading
Chuck Ross details for Daily Caller readers the disturbing connection between an official in the U.S. Department of Education and the now-discredited Rolling Stone fable about a University of Virginia gang rape. A top-ranking official at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has emerged as a potentially key figure in Rolling Stone’sContinue Reading
Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest National Review Online column details the many ways in which today’s colleges and universities are failing their students. A bachelor’s degree is no longer proof that any graduate can read critically or write effectively. National college-entrance-test scores have generally declined the last few years, and grading standards have as well. TooContinue Reading
This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Capital Associated Industries President Bruce Clarke’s assessment of changing labor union strategies in North Carolina. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal explains that North Carolina is following a national trend in its declining education school enrollment.
While President Obama is nowhere to be found on Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s 50 greatest leaders, a university president and former Republican rising star sits at No. 41. The former White House budget director and Indiana governor is demonstrating that his green-eyeshade approach works just as well in academia. As president of PurdueContinue Reading
In an op-ed published by NC Policy Watch, Mooresville Graded Superintendent Mark Edwards writes, The treatment of our state’s teachers is creating a drastic drop in enrollment in our Colleges of Education throughout North Carolina; furthermore, it is causing veteran teachers to retire ahead of when many planned because they feel disheartened and dishonored. First,Continue Reading