Monday, March 27, 2006

Uneducated Students to Learn More, Waste Time Less

This disturbing piece of news is the most frequently emailed story on the New York Times website right now.
Thousands of schools across the nation are responding to the reading and math testing requirements laid out in No Child Left Behind, President Bush's signature education law, by reducing class time spent on other subjects and, for some low-proficiency students, eliminating it.

Let it be upon the Bush administration's head when thousands of students graduate from elementary school proficient in reading and math, but not knowing the first thing about environmental protection and multicultural awareness.

Monday, March 20, 2006

"Brokeback Bernanke"

That's their title--not mine. The College Libertarians and Conservatives present:

Brokeback Bernanke: Can the Fed Survive the Coming Monetary Crisis?

8 p.m. THIS Wednesday, 03/22
602 Hamilton Hall

Dr. Mark Skousen is a professional economist, financial advisor, university professor, and the author of over 20 books. In 2004, he was an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. In 2001-02, he was president of the Foundation of Economic Education (FEE) in New York. He was recently ranked the #1 speaker by the American Association of Individual Investors.