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Higher Education Is Failing America

September 30, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Richard Vedder is such a giant in education and economics that he was able to persuade 28 colleagues to write detailed pre-published comments about his new book RESTORING THE PROMISE which catalogues the failure of higher education in America. The Carnegie Commission on Education (year) and the books written by […]

College Admissions Scandal Ensnares 52nd Defendant And Counting

September 23, 2019 by

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By Cully Stimson and GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Fifty-two defendants and counting. That’s how many people have been indicted or otherwise charged in the college admissions and testing-bribery scandal. When the story first broke last spring, we wrote that the first round of indictments had to be the tip of the iceberg, because over time, those […]

The Bullying Of Conservatives At Colleges Needs To End

September 10, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ Back to school on America’s college campuses can be an exciting time for parents and students alike. But if your college freshman comes home for Thanksgiving break and you no longer recognize the person you dropped off just three months prior, that excitement may turn to shock, […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Debt ‘Cancellation’ Plan Would Make College More Expensive, Not Less

April 24, 2019 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Elizabeth Warren wants free college for every American. But what the Massachusetts senator doesn’t seem to realize is just how much more costly college would get if her “free” proposal passed. Shortly after Valentine’s Day in 1987, Education Secretary William J. Bennett wrote a now-famous op-ed in The New York Times […]

Colleges Look To Create Sanctuary Campuses For Illegal Immigrant Students

November 23, 2016 by

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By Leah Jessen ~ Presidents from at least two colleges have pledged to make their campuses safe havens for illegal immigrant students. “We steadfastly support all members of our community regardless of their immigration status,” John Kroger, president of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, said last week in an announcement that his college will be […]

Campus Life: No Platforming

October 10, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to The Independent (UK): “The President of the National Union for Students (NUS) has defended the the union’s No Platform policy, claiming places of education should be “safe spaces in which to debate and discuss ideas”.Malia Bouattia, who was elected NUS President in April, said ‘no platforming’ – a […]

People Scared Of Ideas Should Not Go To University

August 26, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Just when all seemed lost, the University of Chicago has sent the incoming class of 2020 a letter rejecting the now-fashionable demands for “safe spaces”: You will find that we expect members of our community to be engaged in rigorous debate, discussion, and even disagreement.  At times this may challenge you […]