Report: Obama Department Of Education Drastically Underestimated Student-Loan Debt
In government, and everywhere else, mistakes are going to be made. But, in this case, the mistakes aid the side of the defenders of the failed higher education status quo—“Student-loan crisis? What student-loan crisis?! Move along; nothing to see here.”
To Solidify Higher-Education Finance, Return Power And Money To The States
Some argue that federalism—the distribution of powers and duties between the states and the federal government, as codified in the U.S. Constitution’s Tenth Amendment—is dead. Regarding higher education, they may have a point.
THE DANGEROUS RISE OF ‘THE NEW CIVICS’
New Civics is about seizing power in society, and the place nearest at hand is the university itself. New Civics mandarins are ambitious, and what starts in student services doesn’t stay there.
Sad To Say, the “Chicago Principles” Defending Academic Freedom Do Not Go Far Enough
Chicago wants to have its moral and cultural relativism and eat them too. Nowhere in its defense of academic freedom will you find the word, “truth,” either in upper- or lower-case.
A Marxist Education in ‘Hypersensitivity’ As A Cause Of Violence on American Campuses
In sum, think of these colleges and universities as finishing schools for those bent on spending their lives competing in the Sensitivity Sweepstakes.
Wise Beyond Their Years: Student Newspaper Slams Princeton’s ‘Politicized Curriculum’ Proposal
The Daily Princetonian editorial board draws blood when it declares that the proposed requirement to study “differences and structural inequality would replace intellectual training with political ideology as the purpose of a Princeton education.”
The University Of California’s Censor In Sheep’s Clothing
I thought that the University of California was offering its support, that this might signal the beginning of the restoration of free speech on America’s increasingly politicized, repressive college campuses. I was wrong.
College Degrees–in Double Standards–at the University of Wisconsin
Why this double standard? Why are racism and calls to violence acceptable exercises of campus free speech in some instances but not in others?
Continuity Versus Change: The Presidential Campaign’s Dueling Higher-Education Reform Proposals
The two platforms largely stand as continuity versus change. How voters might react to these competing visions depends on whether they are satisfied, or not, with the decades-long growth of federal involvement in higher education.
Is There A Future For Freedom? Our Universities Will Decide
We have now reached the critical point in this country where serious minds of all political stripes worry over the future of constitutional democracy in America.