'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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A northern Indiana school superintendent says most of the several dozen students hurt in a chain-reaction crash involving four buses have been released from hospitals.
The Washington Times rightly criticizes the Obama administration for demanding unconstitutional college speech codes ("Repealing free speech," Comment & Analysis, May 17). The Department of Education wrongly claims that any "unwelcome" speech about sexual topics is "sexual harassment" — even if it does not offend an "objectively reasonable person."
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
Sarah Fisher is going back to school.
Bipartisan compromise is tough to find in Washington right now - but when there is opportunity for agreement, we owe it to the American people to take action.
A mentally ill, knife-wielding man went on a rampage at an elementary school in southern China, stabbing six children and one adult.
Chelsea Clinton has taken on the co-chairmanship of New York University's new multifaith organization, the Of Many Institute.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, skipped Boston College's commencement Monday because of the involvement of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who supports a bill in his country that would allow abortion.
It's not hard to see that the $490 billion higher-education industry is failing America. One study showed that only 45 percent of students demonstrate any cognitive gains by the middle of their sophomore year. Only about 50 percent of students enrolling in a four-year college graduate within six years.
Here's another feather for the cap of advocates who want to establish solid lines that link actual teaching to actual learning.
President Obama told graduates of Morehouse College on Sunday to take the power of their example — as black men graduating from college — and use it to improve people's lives.
The federal Clery Act requires colleges to report campus crime statistics in a timely manner, and accompany those statistics with pertinent safety advisements — but apparently Yale didn't get the memo. The Ivy League school's been fined $165,000 for failing to report its local crime numbers.
A dozen students and a teacher saw a man kill himself with a shot in the head at a private Catholic school on Thursday, Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe said.
The Justice Department put its contempt for the First Amendment on full display with its snooping on journalists at The Associated Press. It's a display of contempt for freedom of the press equaled only by the administration's disdain for freedom of speech, another of the essential First Amendment protections.
Every parent with a college-age child worries about the spiraling cost of education. The price of a diploma can reach $150,000, even at a state school. A little cost-cutting is in order, and there's no better place to start than at the president's office.