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New York Allocates Funds For Inmates To Attend College Classes

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Posted by    Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 9:30am

Manhattan district attorney’s office, in agreement with state, allocates $7.5 million in bank forfeiture funds for college programs in prison.

The Wall Street Journal reports.

College Classes Get a Boost at New York State Prisons

During an environmental-geology class about 100 miles north of New York City, college students in forest-green uniforms pored over...

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Marxist Professors Significantly Outnumber Conservatives on Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:00am

This isn’t very surprising news but it needs to be said again and again as a reminder that higher education is not even closely balanced on politics.

Accuracy in Academia reports.

Self-Identifying Marxist Professors Outnumber Conservatives as College Professors

At a recent American Enterprise Institute (AEI) event, panel speakers outlined how self-identifying Marxists outnumber...

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World Renowned Professor Thinks God Is A Mathematician

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 6:30pm

Kaku came to the conclusion after studying theoretical particles.

The College Fix reports.

World-renowned professor of theoretical physics: ‘We are in a world … created by an intelligence’

The universe did not form by accident, according to a top scientist.

Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, co-creator of the groundbreaking string field theory and professor of...

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Drexel University Law Prof Calls for Repeal of Second Amendment

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

The professor made his case in an article for Rolling Stone Magazine but we’re going to use a Campus Reform report to tell you about it.

Drexel law prof. blasts ‘outdated,’ Second Amendment

The Second Amendment is “outdated, a threat to liberty, and a suicide pact” and should be repe...

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How Chinese Students Are Changing US Colleges

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 3:30pm

There are multiple changes.

Minding The Campus reports.

How Chinese Students Are Changing Our Colleges

Nearly 600,000 foreign undergraduate students now study at US colleges and universities, some 165,000 of them from China, the total from China grew by nearly 30 percent in 2009/2010, with a percentage rise in double digits every year since,...

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Student at University of Alabama Tests Positive for Zika Virus

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 2:00pm

If this gets a foothold on college campuses, the result could be disastrous.

AL.com reports.

University of Alabama student tests positive for Zika

A University of Alabama student who recently studied abroad has tested positive for Zika virus, according to a spokesman for the school.

“Federal privacy laws prevent us from commenting on the student’s...

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Have Priorities When Choosing A College

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:30pm

You can have quite a lot of what you want in a college, but you can’t really have it all.

Forbes reports.

Developing Priorities During The College Search

One of the first students I ever advised about college told me at our first meeting that he wanted a “small liberal arts college in the...

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Why is the Media Ignoring the Clintons’ University Scandal?

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00am

We all know why the media is ignoring this, right?

Investor’s Business Daily reports.

Why Isn’t The Press Covering Clinton For-Profit University Scheme?

Corruption: No doubt you’ve heard all about Donald Trump and the defunct Trump University. The big media have been all over that “scandal.” But what about Bill Clinton, Hillary’s husband, and...

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Filmmaker Ken Burns Tells Stanford Grads Their First Priority Is To Defeat Trump

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 9:30am

Burns turned defeating Trump into a sort of crusade during his address.

Red Alert Politics reports.

Filmmaker Ken Burns slams “dictatorial” Trump at Stanford: “An insult to our history” [VIDEO]

The 2016 graduating class at Stanford University on Sunday became the latest to be barraged with political comments from one of the many liberal...

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Milo Yiannopoulos Speech at U. Central Florida Cancelled Over Security Concerns

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 8:00am

Have you noticed that this never happens to liberal speakers on campus?

Heat Street reports.

Police Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos’ Orlando Speech on Muslims and Gays

Citing safety concerns, campus police have canceled a speech by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of Central Florida that he scheduled in the wake of the Orlando...

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Should Struggling Colleges Warn Students?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6:30pm

Dowling is not the only small private college struggling with financial trouble.

Long Island News reports.

Schumer: Struggling colleges should warn students earlier

NEW YORK – Sen. Charles Schumer says federal education officials should be forcing colleges that are struggling to stay afloat to notify students the schools are on the brink of closure...

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U. Toronto Campus Shuts Down Over False Report of Masked Gunman

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

People reported seeing a suspicious man wearing a surgical mask.

National Post reports.

No masked gunman at University of Toronto: Report to police was ‘third-hand information’

The University of Toronto shuttered its downtown campus and two hospitals went into lockdown Monday as police investigated reports of a masked man with a gun.

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How Are College Grads Doing Landing Jobs And Getting Into Grad School?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 3:30pm

A total of 279 colleges provided data for nearly 244,000 bachelor’s degree graduates for the current survey.

Cleveland reports.

Three-quarters of 2015 college grads landed jobs or accepted into grad school within six months, survey shows

CLEVELAND, Ohio – About 76 percent of college graduates in 2015 landed a full-time job or were accepted...

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Prager University – Black Fathers Matter

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:00pm

In a new video for Prager University, talk host Larry Elder examines the the role absent fathers have played in the black community.

Take a look below.

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Which poses a bigger threat to black communities: Racism? Or the absence of fathers? Drawing on a sea of official data and his own...

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Are Charter Schools Producing Positive Results?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 12:30pm

Some work and some do not, according to studies.

Accuracy In Academia reports.

Are Charter Schools Working?

Charter schools are becoming a huge piece of the market in some of America’s most troubled cities. In 2013, 93% of New Orleans students, 54% of Detroit students, and 44% of DC students enrolled in charter schools....

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U. Minnesota Students Invade Regents Meeting Demanding Free Tuition

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 11:00am

If the school has any guts or brains they’ll expel every single one of them.

Campus Reform reported.

UMN students occupy Regents meeting to demand free tuition

A throng of leftist protesters at the University of Minnesota (UMN) chanted their way into handcuffs Friday as they attempted to hijack a board of regents meeting...

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Witches Attempt to Make Stanford Rapist Brock Turner’s Life Miserable

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 9:30am

If Turner does suffer any calamity, it “can be attributed to the hex and it can’t be disproven.”

The College Fix reports.

Witches organize ‘mass hex’ for Stanford rapist Brock Turner — to make him impotent

Not satisfied (like many people) with the light sentence given to Stanford swimmer...

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DePaul University President Stepping Down After Protests From Campus Left

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 8:00am

Left wing students prevented Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking on campus, then attacked the school’s president for allowing him to come in the first place. Now the president is stepping down.

The Chicago Sun Times reports.

DePaul University president stepping down

DePaul President Dennis Holtschneider announced Monday that he plans to step down at the...

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Study Finds White Males Are Now Underrepresented At UK Colleges

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6:30pm

The study covered 132 colleges throughout the United Kingdom.

The College Fix reports.

WHAT white, male privilege? Study shows demographic underrepresented at UK colleges

The UK university admissions service UCAS “for the first time” has put out data regarding the likelihood of college acceptance “based on gender, ethnicity and the social background of applicants.”

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Dartmouth Had Eight Valedictorians in the Class of 2016

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 5:00pm

Why not just make everyone a valedictorian? Why limit the school to just eight?

Brian Solomon writes at Dartblog.

Eight Valedictorians in the Class of 2016

Last month, we asked how many top honors the College would award for the Class...

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American Millennial Says He Joined ISIS For Humanitarian Reasons

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 3:30pm

The 26-year-old Virginia native told the FBI that he knew ISIS wanted to destroy the United States.

Red Alert Politics reports.

American millennial joins ISIS for humanitarian reasons, leaves because it’s ‘very hard’

Defending millennials from detractors who say they’re idealistic and ignorant can be a hard business sometimes, especially in cases like Mohamad...

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Former U. Missouri Employee Admits to Embezzling Over $700,000

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00pm

The University of Missouri is having a very bad year and this news certainly doesn’t help.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Former University of Missouri employee admits embezzling more than $700,000

Carla Rathmann, a former University of Missouri-Columbia employee, pleaded guilty Monday to one count each of mail fraud and credit card fraud in...

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