College Shakespeare Is Missing from Action

College Shakespeare is not required in all but four of the top 25 Ivy League and top 25 Liberal Arts schools, even for literature majors! As much as I love Shakespeare, I don’t care too much if colleges don’t require it for all graduates. I think obsessing over the “perfect” curriculum for a four-year education only encourages the horrible myth that our education is something done to us at school and then stops when we graduate. No! Education should be ongoing and we should be working Read more […]

Texas School Principal Fired for Following State Law and Trying to Prepare Students

Why was a Texas teacher fired? For encouraging education! I have encouraged my children to learn Spanish in school, because I think bilingual capability might give them more job options in the future. Whether we like it or not, Spanish is becoming more and more common in the United States. Learning that language might be an advantage to them. Much more would it be helpful to Spanish-speaking (legal?!) immigrant youths, or those who only speak any other foreign language, to learn to speak English Read more […]

School Only Uses English In Official Notices; Spanish-Speaking Janitors Sue

If it is not the goal of liberalism, it is certainly the end result: a backwards, ignorant society. The following story accents the ignorant. Twelve Hispanic janitors at the Auraria Higher Education Center in Denver, CO, are biting the hand that feeds them in suing the school that, although it did not have to hire them, did anyway. The complaints are threefold, and each issue could have been avoided had the janitors taken it upon themselves to learn English. And that is not my conservative Read more […]