Higher education (page 179)

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    Learning to love rigor

    Perhaps the most memorable comment from a 2006 academic discussion at Duke University sponsored by the John Locke Foundation came — no surprise here — from Mike Munger, who explained why liberal students often get a raw deal from their professors. The solution is not…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2014
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Now that state lawmakers have finished their work for the year, Becki Gray assesses some of the 2014 legislative session’s most important accomplishments for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops analyzes a recent court ruling challenging North Carolina’s new Opportunity Scholarship Program. Robert Shibley of…
    Mitch Kokai, September 5, 2014
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    Want to fight back against the anti-American sentiment within America? Title VI offers one opportunity

    Mike Gonzalez of the Heritage Foundation explains in a Daily Signal column why it might make sense to target a particular piece of the federal Higher Education Act for defunding. Obama, alas, is not alone in spurning American influence and power, or traditional support for world…
    Mitch Kokai, September 3, 2014
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online highlights a new John Locke Foundation report on the chemicals used in fracking. John Hood’s Daily Journal details positive reforms within the University of North Carolina system.
    Mitch Kokai, September 3, 2014
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential statewide impact of a legal challenge involving rules for public behavior at the state legislative complex. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal examines a recent enrollment drop in North Carolina’s education schools.
    Mitch Kokai, September 2, 2014
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Jesse Saffron reports for Carolina Journal Online about a recent change in the University of North Carolina’s post-tenure review for professors. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal examines possible changes in federal ozone standards.
    Mitch Kokai, August 28, 2014
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    DPI’s Oversight Inaptness or Agenda

    Carolina Journal recently reported on the actions of the New Hanover School Board regarding the new AP US History Framework.  On the same day, Stanley Kurtz wrote, How the College Board Politicized U. S. History, in National Review.  While the issues regarding the new 98-page AP US History…
    Lindalyn Kakadelis, August 27, 2014
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    Problems created by federal tuition supports

    Richard Vedder of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity shares with National Review readers disturbing news about the impact of federal tuition-support programs. A political storm is brewing in Washington over the consequences of rising college costs, but few politicians are talking about…
    Mitch Kokai, August 25, 2014