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  • Education Insanity: Top 10 Stories Of The Week (Vol. 20)

    06/19/2021 8:00:39 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | Jun 19, 2021 | Chrissy Clark
    Welcome back to Education Insanity, a weekly column updating you on the most insane events taking place in our nation’s schools. Here, we’ll delve into the growing presence of critical race theory, the ideology that claims that America is irredeemably rooted in racism, and “woke” culture. Let’s get started. 10. NYC Law School Makes ‘Systemic Racism’ Course A Graduation Requirement – Washington Free Beacon New York City’s Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law — ranked 53rd in the nation — is mandating that students take a “race and the law” class in order to graduate. In an email to students,...
  • Biden’s DOJ Threatens To Abandon Legal Protections For Religious Colleges

    06/14/2021 7:17:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 14, 2021 | Ryan Bangert
    Bowing to left-wing pressure, the Department of Justice will not even commit to defending religious colleges from a lawsuit that would force them to act contrary to their beliefs about sex and gender.The Biden Department of Justice briefly instigated outrage from progressives recently when it filed a routine legal brief promising to defend Title IX’s statutory exemption for religious colleges. The DOJ filed the brief to fend off efforts by religious colleges, some of whom are represented by Alliance Defending Freedom, to intervene in a lawsuit brought by 40 past and present LGBT college students who claim the exemption violates...
  • What’s in Store for Your Sons

    06/08/2021 9:19:34 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 25 replies
    First Things ^ | June 7, 2021 | Alexander Riley
    What’s in Store for Your SonsIn the 1970s, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson playfully warned mothers about the downsides of the cowboy business: “Mammas don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys / Don't let ‘em pick guitars and drive them old trucks / Make ‘em be doctors and lawyers and such.” That song was written before today's full-blooded assault on masculinity in American culture. It was a time when you could poke a little fun at traditional male identity while still honoring it. I have been a professor at Bucknell University for twenty years, and alas, I find...
  • Dr. Jane M. Orient: Grants From Big Pharma ‘Talk Louder’ to Colleges Than Vaccine Warnings From Doctors

    05/12/2021 8:57:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 05/12/2021 | Dr. Jane M. Orient, M.D.
    Students looking forward to getting back to college are getting letters from 100 to 200 colleges notifying them of a new prerequisite: getting fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As one letter states, this is because of “our continued desire to protect the health and safety of our community.” This includes high-risk individuals in the surrounding community or wherever the students go in the “mass migration” at the end of the semester, according to the American College Health Association (ACHA).The main purpose of the requirement is not to protect the students themselves. Of all COVID deaths, only about 0.1% have been in...
  • If Colleges Are Going to Require COVID-19 Vaccines, They'd Better Be Liable for Side Effects

    05/04/2021 7:26:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/03/2021 | Stacey Lennox
    The Chronicle of Higher Education published an astonishing list of 195 colleges and universities, both public and private, that will require all students to receive the COVID-19 vaccination to attend classes on campus in the fall. It would be astonishing if no students challenged this requirement based on the status of the vaccine alone. According to the FDA, the vaccines for COVID-19 are still considered investigational:This guidance describes FDA’s current recommendations regarding the data and information needed to support the issuance of an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) under section 564 of the FD&C Act (21 U.S.C. 360bbb-3) for an investigational...
  • College Fines Students if They're Caught Without Masks

    04/14/2021 8:47:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Red State ^ | 04/14/2021 | Alex Parker
    I feel sorry for those currently in college.For droves of 2020 freshmen, what should’ve been the most exciting time of their lives turned out to be a depressing, disconnected dud, courtesy of culture shock via no in-person classes and no extracurriculars.And even now — over a year past the start of our planetary pandemic — in many cases, a casual walk across the quad can’t check the most basic box of satisfactorily seeing one’s peers.For what may feel like a lifetime, Americans out and about have grown accustomed to everyone hiding in plain sight.Visually, there’s a moratorium on mouths.And in...
  • Georgetown Law professor caught complaining about black students on Zoom: video

    03/11/2021 10:16:09 AM PST · by Labyrinthos · 98 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 11, 2021 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A white Georgetown Law professor belittled black students during a Zoom call with a colleague, saying they “usually” perform “just plain at the bottom” of her classes, according to video posted online this week. The brief clip, posted to Twitter Wednesday, shows an adjunct professor of law identified by the Georgetown Black Law Students Association as Sandra Sellers and another faculty member, David Batson, having what they believed was a private discussion about a class they jointly taught... “We demand nothing short of the immediate termination of Sandra Sellers as adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center,” the group said...
  • SCOTUS, 8-1: You Better Believe Students Can Sue Colleges Over “Speech Zone” First Amendment Violations

    03/09/2021 9:32:48 AM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies ^ | March 8, 2021 | ED MORRISSEY
    That gasp heard after this ruling dropped comes from every college and university with a “free speech zone” and policies that impose heckler’s vetoes. Plaintiffs suing over restrictions on speech and religious expression on campus only need to establish “nominal damages” to gain standing, the Supreme Court ruled in an 8-1 decision, not necessarily actual damages. That opens up a vast new field of litigation that attorneys all across the country will rush to meet. The 8-1 ruling in Uzuegbunam v Preczewski from Justice Clarence Thomas does not actually settle the case in favor of the students, but the writing...
  • China Buys Western Academics

    02/28/2021 3:22:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 02/28/2021 | Giulio Meotti
    * "The inaugural conference assured [everyone] that Tibet was never annexed, [and] that the Chinese intervention of 1950 had been requested by the Tibetans," Nicolas Nord, a law professor, recalled. * [T]he proposed new head of the CIA, William J. Burns, said that if it were up to him, he would close Confucius Institutes in Western universities. * Seventeen schools in the UK are already owned by Chinese companies, and that number is destined to rise. In addition, The Times revealed that the University of Cambridge received a "generous gift" from Tencent Holdings, one of the largest technology companies in...
  • These Are the Worst Colleges for Free Speech, According to The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

    02/19/2021 7:24:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/19/2021 | Leah Barkoukis
    Salem radio host Dennis Prager has said sending your kids to college these days is like "playing Russian roulette with their values." You take a huge chance on the version of your child that returns, so to speak. And that’s largely due to the indoctrination and assault on free speech pervasive on college campuses.Thanks to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, we now know 2021's 10 worst schools when it comes to free speech."Each year, hundreds of students and faculty members come to FIRE for help when their individual rights are threatened," states FIRE's introduction to the list. "Many...
  • Cornell law professor creates online database of 220 universities teaching critical race theory to help parents choose colleges that don't make the 'racist ideology' mandatory

    02/05/2021 8:18:00 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Feb. 5, 2021 | Frances Mulraney
    A Cornell Law School professor has launched a new database which lists schools teaching critical race theory, after blasting the practice as ‘very racist’ and accusing ‘anti-racism ideology’ of causing discrimination on campuses. William Jacobson appeared on Fox News on Thursday night to speak about the site, which he claims will help parents avoid sending their children to schools where they will be ‘indoctrinated’ into thinking that the ‘most important thing in society is the color of your skin’. Jacobson, the founder of the conservative website Legal Insurrection, launched the site earlier this week and has already listed 220 universities...
  • Cornell law professor creates online database of 220 universities teaching critical race theory

    02/05/2021 12:17:00 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 1 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 2-5-21 | Frances Mulraney
    Cornell law professor creates online database of 220 universities teaching critical race theory to help parents choose colleges that don't make the 'racist ideology' mandatory - Cornell Law School professor William Jacobson has launched a database listing 220 universities and their approach to critical race theory - He claims the database will help parents choose a school for their children - Jacobson told Fox News' Tucker Carlson that the site is for parents who don't want their kids to be ‘indoctrinated’ by an ‘anti-racism ideology’ - He claims that critical race theory teaches student that the ‘most important thing in...
  • Colleges Lobby Biden to Halt Federal Probe Into Foreign Donations

    01/20/2021 7:10:36 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    freebeacon ^ | JANUARY 19, 2021 | Yuichiro Kakutani
    Education Dept. investigation has already found $6.5 billion in unreported gifts Top universities are already lobbying the incoming Biden administration to reverse a Trump-administration policy that required colleges to fully disclose foreign donations and halt investigations into alleged violations. The American Council on Education (ACE), a lobbying group led by former Obama-administration official Ted Mitchell, is asking President-elect Joe Biden to "halt expanded reporting requirements" for contracts and foreign donations to universities. ACE represents nearly all of the major universities in the country, including top Democratic donors such as Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California system. The...
  • The Spurning of Old Books: The Devaluation of the Past Threatens Higher Ed

    01/13/2021 3:35:44 AM PST · by karpov · 4 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | January 13, 2021 | Matthew Stewart
    Alan Jacobs’ new book, Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader’s Guide to a More Tranquil Mind, is a coaxing argument to read “old books that come from strange times.” Readers of his previous works The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction and How to Think will not be surprised that Jacobs, distinguished professor of humanities at Baylor University, brings intellectual heft to the self-help genre. Jacobs focuses on why we ought to pay attention to old books. There is no surprise in learning that such reading makes us deeper, fuller persons, and more humble. Ex post facto...
  • The Top op 50 conservative colleges in America

    12/16/2020 6:10:54 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 12/16/2020 | Haley Worth
    Researchers from the Heartland Institute and Stopping Socialism created a list of the 50 most conservative colleges in the United States. Information such as surveys, cost, and enrollment were all considered when making the list with the goal of preventing indoctrination "with far-left ideas like socialism."Factors considered when compiling the list included surveys from, which ranks colleges; Young America’s Foundation, Princeton Review, and experts at the Heartland Institute. Researchers also looked at enrollment and admissions information from various schools, and the cost of attendance.The top five are as follows:1.) Hillsdale College2.) Grove City College3.) College of the Ozarks4.) Liberty...
  • Disgusting Professorial Teachings

    10/21/2020 2:56:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall. com ^ | October 21, 2020 | Walter E. Williams
    Editor's Note: The following piece contains graphic language.The ugliness that we have recently witnessed including rioting, billions of dollars of property destruction, assaults, murders and grossly stupid claims about our nation has its origins on college campuses. Two websites, College Reform and College Fix, report on the despicable teachings on college campuses across the nation. Let us look at some of it. In response to Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson's tweeting that he supports "citizen soldiers" in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tressie McMillan Cottom, a black professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science declared that "they...
  • Tales from America’s COVID college campuses

    08/30/2020 8:58:22 AM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 24 replies
    The Mass Illusion ^ | Augst 29,, 2020 | Jordan Schachtel
    America’s college students are returning to campus for the Fall semester, and many are finding themselves in an environment that no longer resembles an academic institution, but something closer to a correctional facility for young adults. It’s not just a handful of schools that are pursuing extreme restrictions and punitive measures in the name of “stopping the spread” of the coronavirus, but something that has become a nationwide norm. College campuses have transformed into some of the most restrictive environments in America. Yesterday, after hearing about these conditions, I sent out a post on social media asking for testimonials from...
  • Espionage on Campus: American Universities Are Now The Front Line Of The China-U.S. Cold War

    08/25/2020 7:16:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/25/2020 | Helen Raleigh
    The Trump administration has taken several steps to address the growing threat of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) influence on U.S. college campus last week. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo designated Confucius Institute U.S. centers as a foreign agent for Communist China.His action was followed by a letter to the governing boards of American universities from Under-Secretary Keith Krach. Krach warned these board members that their institutions are at the forefront of a serious challenge “brought on by the authoritarian influence of the Chinese Communist Party.”Within the same week, the Wall Street Journal reported that some professors at several...
  • Law Professor Testifies: Antifa Targets ‘Republicans,’ ‘Fear And Intimidation’ Worst Ever On Campuses

    08/06/2020 6:38:29 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 38 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | August 5, 2020 | Daily Wire News
    onathan Turley, Constitutional Law Professor at George Washington University, issued a dire warning at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday: “Antifa is winning.” “If you go through the antifa handbook and look at their literature, it’s quite express, as stated in the handbook, they reject the premise of what they call a classical liberal view of free speech,” Turley said. “Specifically they object to statements like, ‘I may disagree with what you have to say, but I would give my life to defend it.’ They reject that. They believe that free speech itself is a tool of oppression.” “And...
  • Top 10 Craziest College Classes That Taxpayers Are Underwriting

    08/03/2020 9:14:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 3, 2020 | Autumn Klein
    To understand just how normalized radical ideas are on college campuses, look at the curriculum for which students pay thousands and thousands of dollars. From their first steps on campus for orientation to walking across the stage on graduation day, students are usually bombarded with leftist propaganda. College campuses facilitate the perfect environment for indoctrination, providing a platform for radical professors to teach their opinion as fact. As a young woman in college, I know firsthand how difficult it can be to stand behind conservative values in the face of leftist campus culture.Conservative parents are in a catch-22. While still...