Civitas Review

Education Archives

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    Dec
    01

    NCAE membership numbers; the wait continues

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Regular readers of this web site know that over the years we’ve chronicled the decline in NEA/NCAE membership. Our interest in these numbers stems from the radical views of both organizations as well as the common practice of both organizations of making political contributions to candidates whose views are at odds with those of its […]

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    Nov
    30

    Political Correctness on Steroids in "Modern Educayshun"

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , , ,

    A video by Neel Kolhatkar, an Australian comedian/actor/social media extraordinaire (+4), does a fantastic job lampooning modern-day education.  Social Justice Warrior students (and teacher) weed out new classmates by judging them on their feelings as they share grades and require "tolerance" . The video is funny, but really sad and quite frightening, because we are currently watching the real thing happen on U.S. […]

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    Nov
    30

    Interstate Authorization of Online Programs is a Big Step Forward

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    By Jay Schalin Online education has not yet had the impact many expected. There are some intrinsic problems with it, such as the fact that it is much easier and quicker to explain difficult concepts face-to-face than by typing. But one of the reasons for its slow progress is completely unnecessary: protectionism by states that […]

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    Nov
    23

    The Fourth Estate Needs More Econ and History, Not Less

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By demidowdy

    “If the people who are supposed to keep us aware are unaware themselves, how can we know how to stand up for ourselves?” asks Jay Schalin in today’s Pope Center feature, titled “Ignorance Is Not Bliss for Journalism Majors.”

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    Nov
    18

    Amidst Turmoil, Some Advances in Rights for UNC Students

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , ,

    By Jay Schalin The last two years in higher education at times have seemed like nothing more than a series of outrages against freedom and its protections. Ridiculous new words and phrases have appeared—trigger warnings, safe spaces, and microaggressions—to describe tools used to silence speech. Government regulations and new bureaucratic positions, many courtesy of Title […]

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