Sam Abrams

We look into how liberal ideas dominate academia, why everyone can learn math, whether reading is tied with a long life, and the moment women were finally admitted into elite colleges. That's all on this week's Innovation Hub. Read more...

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.”

Yes, liberal thought does dominate in academia, and professor Sam Abrams says it’s a problem for higher education. Read more....

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