Education

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University to Christians: You’re ‘spiritually privileged’

Accusations of “white privilege” and “gender privilege” were so 2016. However, the University of Houston is now teaching Christian students that they are “spiritually privileged.” On Monday, the Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) Censorship Exposed project reported that the University of Houston’s program “Ending Religious Trauma” detailed that Christians are responsible for the plight of high suicide rates […]

Ohio school serving mostly minorities shows why school choice works

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Of all of Donald Trump’s cabinet picks, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos received the most pushback in part because of her support for school choice. While liberals might hate the idea, a school in Ohio is showing why vouchers and tax credits give the greatest opportunity for children. Cristo Rey Columbus High School opened four years […]

University staffer threatens student for Trump sign in his window

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A student at the University of South Alabama found out the hard way about the limits of his school’s support for free speech. Campus Reform reported on Wednesday that William David Meredith was threatened by Community Director Dylan Lloyd over a Trump campaign sign hanging in the window of his dorm. “I am asking that you […]

Please clap: Trump taps Team Jeb for Education Department

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Finally, someone is clapping for Jeb Bush. Well, his former staffers at least. President Trump has tapped two of the former Florida governor’s team to assist Betsy DeVos at the Department of Education (DOE). In a statement on Wednesday, the DOE announced that former Bush aide Josh Venable was hired as DeVos’ chief of staff. […]

Professor who called for Trump’s ‘hanging’ doubles down, attacks university for investigation

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After initial reports of a professor’s tweets calling for the hanging of President Trump and the execution of Republicans, the professor in question is doubling down on his words. California State University-Fresno professor Lars Maischak defended his tweets that present a unique double standard to how Democratic and Republican presidents are treated in the academic settings […]

Indiana Professors: Free speech is good (as long as we agree)

Protesters at the University of Indiana are keen on taking down Charles Murray. It's growing tiresome. (Photo via Nicole Higgins, DeSmet/Free Press)

Tuesday evenings on the campus of Indiana University are supposed to be standard fare. But not this Tuesday. Because this Tuesday, conservative scholar Charles Murray is speaking on campus. A lot of professors and students are very unhappy about this. So unhappy, in fact, that they wrote a long-winded letter to University President Michael McRobbie. […]

NY Dems on Gov. Cuomo’s free college plan: ‘Little to do with students, 100% about 2020’

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The media and establishment Democrats are celebrating the fact that New York is about to become the first state to give “free college” to students who come from middle-class families. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) touted on Medium that the Excelsior Scholarship would allow 940,000 middle-class families to attend a state or city college free of charge […]

Professor calls for President Trump’s death, won’t be disciplined

President Donald Trump waves after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Under eight years of President Obama, if you made the slightest suggestion that he should be assassinated or killed, you’d become a pariah and the Secret Service or FBI would show up at your door asking questions. However, with President Trump in office, it’s completely acceptable behavior to wish death upon the Donald, or even pull a […]

2015 protests cause Mizzou to close dorms from low enrollment

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The ghost of social justice warriors and Professor Melissa Glick still lingers at the University of Missouri. In the year since the students protested against phantom racism, applications to Mizzou have plummeted. The Maneater reported on Tuesday that three dorms on campus are forced to close because of declining freshman enrollment. Residential Life Director Frankie Minor […]

Internet loses it after Muslim gets admitted to Stanford for #BlackLivesMatter essay

This teen wrote "#BlackLivesMatter" 100 times in a college application and got admitted to Stanford. Now, the internet is pissed. (Photo via Facebook)

A Muslim teen got into Stanford University after writing “#BlackLivesMatter” 100 times in one of his essay in what has to be the top contender in the Virtue Signaling Olympics. I submitted this answer in my @Stanford application, & yesterday, I was admitted…#BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/R5YxM77bWL— Ziad Ahmed (@ziadtheactivist) April 1, 2017 Ziad Ahmed, 18, who attends […]

Harvard’s response to Trump? A “Resistance” training class

Protesters hold signs outside Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Cambridge, Mass. where the Institute of Politics is hosting a forum featuring political strategists from the 2016 presidential election campaigns. President-elect Donald Trump advisor, Stephen K. Bannon, was on the list of those scheduled to attend, but reportedly changed his plans. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Harvard University often sets the bar for the world of academia given its pristine and stellar reputation. In the age of Trump, they’re now setting the tone for colleges and universities around the country and world in how to resist authoritarianism and tyranny through a four-week course called “Resistance School.” On Wednesday, the first course […]

Milo unveils winners of ‘The Privilege Grant,’ silences critics

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In 2016, Milo Yiannopoulos drew scores of criticism for creating “The Privilege Grant,” a scholarship fund for white men to attend college (to highlight the hypocrisy of affirmation action policies). Liberals and even some conservatives said that the donations to the students would never materialize and it was just an attempt to score the former […]

Conservative wins: Student reinstated after suspension for debating professor

Marshall Polston, pictured left, was re-instated after being suspended by his college for challenging his professor. (Photo via Central Florida Post)

It may have been an ugly turn of event, but for Marshall Polston, a win is a win. Polston, a second-year student at Rollins College, was re-instated from his suspension for challenging his Muslim professor on her assertion that Jesus’s crucifixion was a hoax and his divinity was not recognized by the disciples. Polston, who’s a Christian […]

Students want to ban professors who voted for Trump [VIDEO]

Millennials in Boston are protesting Donald Trump's victory, but now they're trying to save their fellow undocumented classmates from being deported (via Twitter/Zeninjor Enwemeka)

Donald Trump promised when he was on the campaign trail to end political correctness on college campuses. Now, students would be more than willing to ban professors from teaching if they supported Trump at any point. In a new video from Campus Reform, correspondent Cabot Phillips goes undercover at American University and poses as an […]

Los Angeles punishing school for having too many white students

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North Hollywood, California is undergoing gentrification, and upper middle-class white families are moving to the Los Angeles neighborhood in droves. Walter Reed Middle School has so many white students because of the influx that their funding is being cut because of an anti-white discrimination. The Los Angeles Daily News reported on Monday that the middle […]

Students refuse to reward professor who called Trump’s win an “act of terrorism”

The OCC professor who was honored for calling Trump's win an "act of terrorism" by her colleagues is getting the cold shoulder from her students. (Photo via OC Weekly)

Back when Donald Trump won the presidency in November, Olga Perez Stable Cox told her class at Orange Coast College that his victory was an “act of terrorism.” Her comments were recorded, and the student who filmed it was suspended. Earlier this month, Cox was awarded the “Faculty Member of the Year” honors by a […]

Pennsylvania Republicans pass massive expansion of school choice

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Pennsylvania Republicans passed a massive school choice tax credit expansion on Monday, increasing the programs by $75 million. The bill that would help struggling parents remove their children from failing schools still faces obstacles, especially from the Democratic governor. The bill enjoyed bipartisan support in State House, passing by 147 to 39 because it tackled […]

Liberal privilege: Rich colleges are most hostile to free speech, report shows

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While President Trump vowed on the campaign trail to end political correctness on college campuses and open up free speech, social justice warriors have intensified their efforts to silence conservative students and speakers. According to a new report from Brookings Institution, the more economically exclusive the college or university, the more inclined the students will be to […]

Teacher shortage: One state may abolish income tax for teachers

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California has an education crisis. They can’t attract enough new teachers despite being one of the highest paid states for educators in the country. State senate Democrats are looking for libertarian solutions to solve the problem, and have proposed the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act, a bill to eliminate income tax for teachers, reported US News and World Report. […]

Conservative group banned from campus, social media accounts suspended

Conservatives at the University of Lincoln in the UK are being silenced by the student union for challenging their position on free speech. (Photo via Marcin Floryan)

While conservative students around the country are battling with social justice warriors and school administrators for their right to speak freely, our allies across the pond are going through the same struggle. The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that the student union from Lincoln University in the United Kingdom has banned a conservative group on campus […]