Despite having been accused of deceptive business practices by the attorney general, former students, and ex-employees, Corinthian Colleges are getting millions in federal stimulus dollars.
Looks like freshman at Washington State University will have to crack Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma after all. Last week we reported on the controversy that had the local food politics community ready to storm the barricades: Citing cost of both the 4,000 books and an unspecified speaker's ... More >>
Tonight the San Francisco school board prepares to make a momentous decision on the final fate of JROTC in city schools -- in effect deciding whether the political agenda of the district will opt students out. So, it's worth noting that no less a bastion of liberal educational policy than The Chroni ... More >>
The ivory tower of power
UC professor Tyrone Hayes found that a highly profitable weed killer causes sexual abnormalities in frogs. Then he found out how nasty a biotech multinational can be.
Our favorite hometown daily paper writes up a Berkeley controversy over an anarchist's quotes — but drops the quotes
PeopleSoft software has forced a Delaware manufacturer to cut paychecks to Mickey Mouse and let failing Wisconsin college students evade expulsion. Guess what software the San Francisco school district owns?