A student at the University of Central Florida was reported in September 2019 to the school’s bias response team for referring to older people as “boomers” on Facebook, which the complainant considered an “ageist slur.” Read more
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In response to complaints that 'Latinx' is culturally insensitive, 'gender non-binary and feminist' activists have proposed 'Latine' as an alternative. Read more
More than two months after they were unveiled, the government’s student loan changes have now been reviewed and analysed in detail, with experts concluding they will be a gamechanger for higher education in England – but not in the way ministers hope. Read more
Some community colleges have dropped the word “community” from their names as institutions re-envision their academic offerings and try to avoid negative stereotypes. Read more
In analyzing 80 million job postings, a labor market analytics firm found employers seek skills such as critical thinking four times more frequently than the top-five technical skills. Read more
From attempts to cancel conservative Matt Walsh’s “Johnny the Walrus” anti-trans children’s book to parents calling for pulling sexually explicit novels and comics from school libraries, the topic of banning books is a large part of today’s national discourse. Read more
This spring, graduating college students across the country will hear commencement speeches from liberal politicians, woke CEOs, and social justice activists. Read more
A new report from the Humanities Indicators Project finds that master’s degrees in humanities fields peaked in 2012 and Ph.D.s three years later. There are no signs of a bounce back. Read more
Learning how to find things out is what the scientific method is all about. The UK’s curriculum would benefit from more of it Read more
The Lone Star State wants to know how it can help workers in gaining skills without getting a college degree. Read more