See Thru Edu is a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Give Me the ‘A’ and No One Gets Hurt

A high grade was once a rare thing, something after which many sought but few earned. Now the tables have drastically turned, with A’s representing 45 percent of all letter grades given in universities.

Is Killing The Koala Legal?

The Koala is a student newspaper at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). In 2015, it became the center of a legal dispute that still rages.

The End of Diversity

Silence followed for another day or two until a note of an altogether different tenor arrived. I’d been disinvited. The note began, “I have been advised that we must focus more on a gender balance for the panel and that I should be adding another female speaker. So at this time I am sorry to say I have to withdrawal my invitation.”