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  • Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., led the effort, with lawmakers from both parties saying they have heard...

  • Alums of Ohio black college fight for its survival

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment. The alumni association of southwestern...

  • Illegal immigration is a money-maker for everyone but taxpayers

    With the immigration crisis, American politics is degenerating into a surreal drama of criminal hubris, strategic cunning and livid stupidity.

  • Minnesota School of Business, Glove University face suits from Minnesota AG

    Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson recently filed a lawsuit against two for-profit schools under common ownership for allegedly misrepresenting the transferability of their credits. The Minnesota School of Business and Globe University...

  • NY teacher tenure system faces new legal challenge

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An educational advocacy group led by former CNN journalist Campbell Brown is challenging New York state's teacher tenure system, filing a lawsuit Monday that alleges that job protections unfairly shield bad teachers. Seven parents of public school children from New York City...

  • Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

    University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.

  • Lofty goals for new Florida Polytechnic University

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The curiously oval-shaped structure at the new Florida Polytechnic University, designed by noted Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, is a symbol of the state's latest higher-education experiment. It is the centerpiece of what will soon-be Florida's 12th state university...

  • Boy, 12, to be college's youngest full-time pupil

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month. Kyle Litzenberg, of Oceanside, who is an only child and has been home-schooled his whole life,...

  • Food fight: Cafeteria workers say kids don't want Michelle Obama's lunches, sales down in 49 states

    School cafeteria workers slapped as "offensive" the first lady's latest criticism that some school districts have given up and are just lazily serving junk food.

  • Are teachers underpaid? Let's find out

    A teacher in South Dakota with a bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience earns $33,600 per year, which is less than the average auto repair worker.

  • Teachers union sues to prevent expansion of privately-funded voucher program

    In an impressive display of "we don't care how this looks," the Florida Education Association has sued the Sunshine State to prevent students from receiving more state-managed, privately-funded scholarships, including a new scholarship program for disabled students.

  • Va. to join higher ed distance learning agreement

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia higher education officials are working to make it easier for students to take online classes and for universities to offer them. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia voted this week to join a multi-state reciprocity agreement that deals with...

  • Gov. Cuomo signs kindergarten legislation

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation allowing the school boards in Buffalo and Utica to require kindergarten attendance of children beginning at five years old. Current state law does not require school attendance until age six. The requirement does not apply to...

  • Texas needs extra year for new teacher evaluations

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that's required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind. State Education Commissioner Michael Williams wrote the U.S. Education Department on Wednesday...

  • Do blacks need favors?

    Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated.



From the Weekly Standard

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    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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