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Betsy DeVos Flexes

Oct 4, 2017 by

by James Windham – Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos found a couple of ways to meaningfully step forward over the past few...

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A Deal Trump Should Like

Jul 6, 2017 by

by James Windham – Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame is touting the idea of a “universal basic income”, the notion that every...

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Time for a New Consensus in Te...

Jun 9, 2017 by

by James Windham – The Texas Legislature has just completed its 85th regular session, although there is what should be a short...

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Good Quote From Larry Arnn

May 7, 2017 by

by James Windham – As printed in the Wall Street Journal, an excerpt from Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn’s remarks at...

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The Middlebury Follow Up

Apr 4, 2017 by

by James Windham – The silencing of social scientist Charles Murray at a scheduled speech at Middlebury College in Vermont and...

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Campus Free Speech Follow Up

Oct 5, 2016 by

by James Windham – “The complexity of our present trouble suggests as never before that we need to change our present concept...

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The NCAA as Social Justice Cop

Oct 5, 2016 by

by James Windham – As if it doesn’t have enough to worry about in its primary mission to govern college athletics, the National...

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AN IMMIGRANT’S VIEW OF IMMIGRA...

Sep 9, 2016 by

by James Windham – Bernie Sanders told us that the US economic system is rigged against the poor. Sanders chose to ignore that...

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The Ongoing College Readiness ...

Sep 5, 2016 by

by James Windham – Who should go to college?  Obviously, those students who aspire to and those who are seriously prepared or...

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Special Edition: The Affiliati...

Aug 19, 2016 by

by James Windham – This has been an eventful week for me with the completion of the combination of the Texas Institute for...

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Justice Kennedy Adds to the Co...

Aug 6, 2016 by

by James Windham – Last month, I commented briefly on Fisher v. University of Texas, the long-running affirmative action in...

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The Texas Supreme Court School...

May 16, 2016 by

by James Windham – The Texas Supreme Court, in a long-awaited ruling, has concluded in a decision without dissent that the...

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Out of Control Tuition Isn’t t...

Mar 7, 2016 by

by James Windham – Politicians get a lot of mileage out of support for “free” college tuition; it plays really well with the...

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Here We Go Again–Texas Back in...

Feb 5, 2016 by

by James Windham – There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into The University of...

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The Emerging Texas Higher Educ...

Jan 6, 2016 by

James Windham – Over the past couple of months there has been growing evidence of a looming turf battle between The University...

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No Child Left Behind Lives

Jan 6, 2016 by

by James Windham – After years of haggling and delays, Congress has finally passed and President Obama has signed the...

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Paris 11-13-15: A Game Changer

Nov 16, 2015 by

by James Windham – As I monitored the coverage from Paris over the past weekend on the terrorist attacks around the city and...

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Standardized Testing is not th...

Nov 8, 2015 by

Jim Windham – President Obama has now succumbed to the firestorm in opposition to standardized and “high stakes” testing that...

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A Duplicitous Tantrum by Texas...

Oct 8, 2015 by

by James Windham – Over the past three legislative sessions, the Texas public education accountability system, once rated by...

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Reaping What We Sow

Sep 11, 2015 by

by James Windham – The recently released SAT exam results reflect a decline in both math and reading scores across the nation,...

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