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Education

vassar

In the late 1980s, numerous colleges and universities designed and adopted speech codes to curtail racist and other discriminatory speech. You can't say they weren’t...
Southern Poverty Law Center

If you believe what the papers have been saying for some time, American high school students don’t know much about much. They don’t know, among...
Hossein Derakhshan

What is it with the Harvard Kennedy School's penchant for celebrating dishonorable characters? First came a speaking invitation and fellowship for the traitor formerly known...
diversity

Over at the Chronicle of Higher Education, Leonard Cassuto argues  that academics “need to go public.” That’s an extension of the reasoning behind his 2015...
Harvard

In fiscal year 2017, Harvard University ran a surplus of $114 million. In fiscal year 2016, it ran a surplus of $77 million. In 2015,...
vassar

William Jacobson, founder of the blog Legal Insurrection, is among the best reporters I know on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel. Of...
columbia university

There is no shortage of fools involved in the latest free speech controversy at Columbia University. Mike Cernovich, the alt-right speaker who came to campus...
Harvard

The 1915 Declaration of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, issued by the American Association of University Professors, distinguishes research universities from what it calls...
free speech

The excellent Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is out with a new survey of student attitudes toward free speech. FIRE’s release comes soon after...
persuasion

Bari Weiss has explained why Linda Sarsour, a  Palestinian-American activist famous for her role in the 2017 Women’s March, has no place on a legitimate...
diversity

Melissa Landa was, until recently, a clinical professor of education in the University of Maryland’s College of Education. She had been there for ten years,...
Yale

For much of its recent history, Yale University’s administration maintained a deliberate aloofness from its students. It focused on the development and management of the...