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Are Students Abusing Academic Freedom?

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:30pm

Is political correctness destroying academic freedom? In the absence of accountability, it’s easy to see how academic freedom has morphed into a shadow of what it once was.

Anat Berko of the Gatestone Institute writes:

Terrorism-Lite: How Universities Let Students Abuse Academic Freedom

Academic freedom in the West is usually a given —...

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Arkansas Senator Wants to Move Lottery Under Higher Education Control

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 9:30am

Will moving the lottery under the control of higher education encourage more Arkansans to participate? This Senator seems to think so.

Roby Brock at UALR Public Radio writes:

Senator Wants Arkansas Lottery Under Higher Education Control

Sen. Jimmy Hickey, R-Texarkana, has pre-filed a bill to abolish the Arkansas Lottery Commission and establish control of...

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Why are students now paying public colleges more than states?

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:30pm

With tuition costs on the rise, the deficit has to be met somewhere. According to the Government Accountability Office, it’s not the states picking up the tab for public higher education.

Benjamin Wermund at the Houston Chronicle reports:

Students now pay public colleges more than states do

Students now pay public colleges and universities...

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Does Class Size Matter for Online Courses?

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:30pm

Study after study has proven smaller class sizes foster more productive learning environments and better scholastic results. But what about online class size?

Scott Jaschik at Times Higher Education writes:

Online class sizes ‘may not matter’

Conventional wisdom (backed by many research studies) holds that students benefit from smaller classes.

They receive more personal attention...

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