There has been an epidemic of college administrators making misguided decisions about student rights on their campuses. Robert at brightMystery tipped me off to a story at the University of South Carolina, where some fraternity members have been posting offensive messages about race on a private website. This has led the administration to […]
Archive for November, 2005
David French, President of FIRE (the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) is stepping down:
I have recently decided to leave both FIRE and Philadelphia to return to law practice in my wife’s home state of Tennessee. I will continue to serve as an active member of FIRE’s Legal Network, as I have since its inception, […]
I gave the speech at Western’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony today. You can read the text of my comments here.
I like to keep up with Home School and Other Stuff (”A libertarian-leaning edublog”). Daryl and I may have differences about some things, but he is a staunch and cogent defender of homeschooling, and I respect him for that.
Lately, he’s followed a number of anti-homeschooling rants and has responded as necessary. For example, […]
Most of my military writing I save for The Daily Brief. But every once in a while, maybe I should bring a little of that perspective to this site as well.
So, in honor of National Veterans Awareness Week, I’m adding a “Military” category to the mix, and I’m recommending a new blog (which I […]
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is reporting on an interesting story out of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire (UWEC). Apparently, Resident Assistants have been banned from leading Bible studies in their dorm rooms.
RAs who had been doing so received a notice in July from the Associate Housing […]
How can I get my students to do a good job of writing comments for their code? It still seems like an afterthought for most of them (”Finally got all the bugs out — time to write the comments!”).
This in spite of my telling them time and time again to write down the steps […]