The National Association of Scholars released its annual comprehensive survey of books assigned to entering college freshmen this week (Beach Books 2013-2014: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?) and it was true to form. This year the survey reached 341 colleges and u
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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation
By Thomas K. Lindsay
By Jonathan Butcher
A recent poll conducted by Fox News asked registered voters for their opinion about the future of the country. When asked, “Do you feel hopeful or not so hopeful about the direction of the country today?” more than sixty percent of the respondents said “Not so hopeful.” In a follow-up
People who are intent on planning and controlling social phenomena are almost always great advocates of data. They want data so they can figure out how to change and (to their thinking) optimize things.
Hillary Clinton, making a $225,000 speech at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas fundraiser, didn’t precisely say how she hopes the problem of tuition costs can be addressed. She kind of gave a hint, nevertheless; namely, hire her to make more $225,000 speeches.