Category Archives: Education

I Have Read That Somewhere


From an essay in Inside Higher Ed about the bullies on college campuses who enforce conformity and try to silence ideas: Enough already. Just as the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men (and women) … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day


The jury should have been in a long time ago. As long as we institutionalize kids into prison-like schools built on a factory model and without any other choices, we’ll get more and more psychic alienation and social dysfunction. In … Continue reading

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The American Spectator Points a Finger


…and it’s not at gun owners. American Spectator: The liberal elite’s hoped-for “conversation” about guns would never proceed like one. They are not looking for a dialogue but an occasion to diatribe without ever having to answer for their own … Continue reading

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Or Mindlessness?


I sense another non-academic curriculum on the way. From District Administration: Becoming a more mindful school leader Being ‘present in the moment’ can be a powerful stress release Lisa Gonzales [president of the Association of California School Administrators] In a … Continue reading

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Prof. Leaves University After Tweets and Threats


(CNN)A Drexel University professor who received death threats after posting several controversial tweets said Thursday he is resigning because the year-long harassment has made his situation “unsustainable.” After December 31st, 2017, I will no longer work at Drexel University. pic.twitter.com/bAM37dbv1q … Continue reading

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Felony: Writing on the Teacher’s Desk


I hate hate. Nazis are really stupid. Drawing a swastika on a Jewish teacher’s desk is hateful and criminal. But a felony? Boston Herald: Andover officials: Swastikas at school were felony hate crime Andover police are investigating the discovery of … Continue reading

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Goat Yoga?


Breitbart News: Students at UC Santa Barbara can participate in “goat yoga” this December to relieve stress before final examinations. According to the Daily Nexus, the student newspaper at UC Santa Barbara, students will soon be able to participate in the newest trend … Continue reading

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