colleges

  1. aboutenough

    Christian Colleges, Religious Liberty, and SB 1146

    1. What is the basic premise of SB 1146? SB 1146 prohibits private/religious colleges and universities in California from “discriminating” against LGBT students, faculty, or staff members, even if LGBT lifestyles run contrary to that institution’s religious beliefs. Students, faculty, or staff...
  2. cpicturetaker12

    TRUMP outreach to TBC's (black colleges) goes off the rails (absurd & TACKY!)

    Good idea?? Or a craven photo op for Trump with zero depth, zero exchange of ideas and KELLYANN taking photos sitting on the sofa in less than professional posture. (Okay, why was Kellyann taking photos? Where was the WH photographer? Did Pete Souza retire, who's his replacement?) They ran...
  3. OldGaffer

    DeVos Slammed For Calling Black Colleges 'Pioneers' Of School Choice

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/devos-slammed-for-linking-black-colleges-school-choice Unbelievable...only a Trump appointee could be this clueless.
  4. bajisima

    How US colleges hooked up with controversial Chinese companies

    Thomas Benson once ran a small liberal arts college in Vermont. Stephen Gessner served as president of the school board for New York’s Shelter Island. More recently, they’ve been opening doors for Chinese education companies seeking a competitive edge: getting their students direct access to...
  5. bajisima

    UCONN leads in reported rapes among colleges

    The University of Connecticut was tied for the highest number of rape reports in 2014 among U.S. colleges. "A total of 43 rapes were reported, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education. Brown University also had 43 cases. UConn had 18 reported rapes for the previous year...
  6. bajisima

    Colleges welcoming homeschoolers

    A growing number of kids in the U.S. are homeschooled, and many colleges seeking to diversify their student bodies are welcoming them with open arms. "While the percentage of homeschooled applicants is still tiny, admissions officers say their applications often stand out. They tend to have...
  7. B

    Public Colleges In Texas Have To Allow Guns In Dorms, State AG Says

    Public Colleges In Texas Have To Allow Guns In Dorms, State AG Says "If a public institution of higher education placed a prohibition on handguns in the institution's campus residential facilities, it would effectively prohibit license holders in those facilities from carrying concealed handguns...
  8. the watchman

    Justice Scalia Suggests Blacks Belong at "Slower" Colleges.

    During oral arguments in a pivotal affirmative action case on Wednesday morning, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia raised the suggestion that African American students might belong at less rigorous schools than their white peers, and that perhaps the University of Texas should have fewer...
  9. bajisima

    Elite colleges want students to start their applications when they are 14

    "Some of the most selective colleges in the US want to make it easier for students to apply. Starting in January, 80 elite colleges are joining together to create a system where students can start working on their college applications as early as ninth grade." "The new system includes...
  10. PACE

    Philly colleges on high alert due to comments on same website that Mercer frequented

    Source: Philly threat tied to website that Ore. shooter may have used The comments are geared towards "inducing fear in America" that's domestic terrorism, find the kids that did this and send them to Gitmo. Period, send a message, we will not tolerate this anymore. No excuses anymore...
  11. meridian5455

    Democrat Rep wants colleges to expel anyone simply accused of sexual assault

    Public universities should be able to use lower standards of evidence when deciding to expel students accused of sexual assault, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis said at a Thursday hearing in Washington, D.C. Polis, speaking at a higher education subcommittee meeting on preventing and responding to sexual...
  12. bajisima

    Anti semitism rises dramatically at US colleges

    A new study conducted by Trinity College and the Louis Brandeis Center, shows that anti Semitism is sharply rising across colleges in the United States. More than half of Jewish students surveyed reported either they or a friend were subjected to anti Semitism. "The patterns and high rates...
  13. M

    Attempt by Racists to Discrminate in CA Colleges Ended by Assembly Vote

    California Senate Bill SCA 5 Rejected by State Assembly The Rodents in the CA Senate attempted to overturn the will of the people expressed by the overwhelming majority support for Proposition 209 which ended ALL race-based discrimination in ALL California public schools. Efforts by the...
  14. HenryPorter

    The United States Has More Jails Than Colleges

    Ouch. We're number one: . Another number they throw out is 707 per 100,000 Americans are incarcerated. No other country comes close. The U.S. has more jails than colleges. Here?s a map of where those prisoners live. - The Washington Post We also have more weapons and violent weapon use...
  15. timslash

    Why there are so much rapists in colleges?

    Colleges often reluctant to expel for sexual violence ? with U-Va. a prime example - The Washington Post How do you think, why? I think, that then only way to solve problem with rapes in dorms is to control students! Today's teenagers are morally degraded, they smokes pot, cigarettes, they...
  16. RosieS

    Sex Offenders: Banned on Community Colleges

    .....and perhaps from state college, too. Edison State in Naples, FL is considering a sex offender ban for on campus AND online courses. Sex Offenders: Banned on Community Colleges | CommunityCollegeReview.com What do you think? Regards from Rosie
  17. T

    Chinese students make up for declining American enrollment at U.S. colleges?

    Are public universities making up for the loss of American students by encouraging the cash-rich Chinese to send their college-age children to schools in the U.S? A transformation is taking place in academic America especially at the big, public land-grant colleges in the Midwest. Among the...
  18. bajisima

    Most expensive colleges

    Any of you getting ready for your kiddies to apply for college take a look at this list..ouch! The most expensive colleges in America -- really - TODAY.com
  19. bajisima

    Drone boom: colleges preparing for future drone piloting

    In anticipation of future drones being used everywhere, American colleges are now teaching piloting skills necessary. The salaries are fantastic! A lot of kids who are good at video games make good drone pilots. Anticipating domestic boom, colleges rev up drone piloting programs - Open Channel
  20. sparty

    Southern schools dominate list of best colleges for free speech

    Great news! Southern schools dominate list of best colleges for free speech | Fox News The list, released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), cites James Madison University, the College of William & Mary, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State...