Society’s greatest concern, claim the so-called humanitarians, is our children–who are suffering from inadequate nutrition, shelter and health care. Yet these same “humanitarians” are silent about the scourge destroying a child’s mind–his textbooks.
Although Caplan thinks college is mostly a scam, he says there’s one type of person who definitely benefits — professors like him.
Unless the cycle of promoting and nursing imaginary grievances is ended, diversity bureaucracies will take over our colleges and universities, supplanting altogether the goal of higher education.
The fact that unscrupulous parents paid millions for special favors from college administrators to enroll their children pales in comparison to the poor educational outcomes, not to mention the gross indoctrination of young people by leftist professors.
Why do U.S. students persistently score lower than students from other nations on international tests?
The horrors of Nazism, Stalinism, and Maoism did not begin in the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s. Those horrors were the result of a long evolution of ideas leading to a consolidation of power in the central government in the quest for “social justice.”
Instead of forcing banks out of the student loan business, we should get government out of it.
If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization.
Brainwashing our youngsters is a serious matter. The people responsible for the Department of Education’s proposal ought to be summarily fired.
I’m wondering when the black community will demand an end to an educational environment that condemns so many youngsters to mediocrity.
Education bureaucrats love working in a monopoly where they are basically guaranteed jobs.
Spending four or more years in a politically correct college and accumulating tens of thousands of dollars in debt is not the only road to a successful life.
As long as universities continue to misrepresent how they use philanthropic gifts, philanthropists will remain wary of the high potential for misuse that accompanies large donations.
What is the price tag for “free” college and the elimination of college debt?
What has been allowed to happen to cripple black academic excellence?
There is a tendency to exaggerate the “evils” which of the factory system and factory legislation was not essential to the ultimate disappearance of those “evils.” Conditions which modern standards would condemn were then common to the community as a whole.
When you send your youngster off to college, you might not mind that they will have to walk on eggshells, respect taboos, snitch on fellow students for politically incorrect jokes and learn to use ad hominem arguments as a means to attack ideas...
America, a country where even poor people live longer and better lives than almost anyone in history, has become a place where spoiled children paying $60,000 tuition consider themselves “victims.”