Nancy Malkiel

Academics skew liberal. According to professor Sam Abrams, that’s a problem for higher education.

Forty percent of Americans read at -- or below -- a basic level. And a disconnect between reading researchers and teachers is partly to blame.

Going co-ed wasn’t easy for the Ivies. Just ask the Dartmouth alums who wrote this appeal in 1970: “For God’s sake, for Dartmouth’s sake, and for everyone’s sake, keep the damned women out.”

What was it like when men and women started going to elite colleges together? Turns out… pretty awkward. Read more....

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