Day: August 1, 2013

The Dubious Rape Trial at Vassar

Here’s a probable growth area for litigation: suits against colleges for rigging sexual misconduct hearings against males, some of whom are being convicted of rape and other sexual offenses without any semblance of due process. The federal government is implicated here: the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights has mandated a lower threshold of certainty in sexual […]

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Sequestration Hits History and Civics

One of the best tools for gauging the historical knowledge and civic awareness of young Americans is the exam administered to 12th Graders by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in U.S. history and civics. Every few years, students across the country take these low-stakes tests and provide data on how many of them […]

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