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Don’t Feel Sorry for Harvard

Matthew Vadum | June 24, 2009

Instead of temporarily dipping into its nation-sized endowment, Harvard University has decided to lay off 275 workers, Reuters reports: The…

Parasitic Universities Get Billions in Porkulus Package

Matthew Vadum | February 8, 2009

Institutions of higher learning in the U.S., which already have more money than God, stand to rake in billions of…

“Ayers Is No Education ‘Reformer'”

Matthew Vadum | October 16, 2008

Sol Stern of the Manhattan Institute has an excellent piece in today’s Wall Street Journal, “Ayers Is No Education ‘Reformer’…

Small Towns and Hard Working Nuns

James Dellinger | October 16, 2008

Apparently our colleague EducationWatch director Phil Brand is quickly trucking his way across America’s heartland on his American Schools Tour. Check out…

Around the World with the World Wildlife Fund

Eric Heidenreich | October 14, 2008

The World Wildlife Fund is offering a private jet expedition in an attempt to reach a new level of hypocrisy. …

From CRC Archives: Our Profile of the Massive Waste of Money Known as the Annenberg Challenge

Matthew Vadum | October 13, 2008

We were covering the massive waste of money known as the Annenberg Challenge long before anyone had heard of its…

“The Bomber as School Reformer”

Matthew Vadum | October 7, 2008

The Manhattan Institute’s City Journal has an excellent article on unrepentant terrorist William Ayers’s activities as a so-called education reformer. “Calling…

Tales From Old Teachers

James Dellinger | September 19, 2008

Capital Research Center’s Phil Brand has an interesting look at educationinamerica.org about what it was like to go back to…

Chicken Slaughter in Vermont

Robert Huberty | September 12, 2008

CRC Education Watch director Phil Brand has begun his American Schools Tour, 2008-2009.  He’s exploring the idea of school choice…

Obama, Annenberg, Ayers-2

Robert Huberty | August 28, 2008

How well did Obama know Bill Ayers? Was he “some guy who lives in my neighborhood”? Here’s a well-informed and well-reasoned blog speculating…