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    • 1911 Brigham Young University modernism controversy

    • The 1911 modernism controversy at Brigham Young University was an episode involving four professors at Brigham Young University (BYU), who between 1908 and 1911 widely taught evolution and higher criticism of the Bible, arguing that modern scientific thought was compatible with Christian and Mormon theology. The profes ... Read »


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    • Academic boycott of Israel

    • Proposals for an academic boycott of Israel have been made by academics and organisations in Palestine, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries to boycott Israeli universities and academics. The goal of proposed academic boycotts is to isolate Israel in order to force a change in Israel's policies to ... Read »


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    • Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal

    • The Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal refers to the accusation that teachers and principals in the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) district cheated on state-administered standardized tests, and the subsequent fallout. The scandal began in 2009 when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published analyses of Criterion-Re ... Read »


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    • Biscuit Fire publication controversy

    • The Biscuit Fire publication controversy was an academic and political controversy in the United States in January 2006 about publication of an academic paper titled Post-wildfire logging hinders regeneration and increases fire risk. The U.S Forest Service and a group of professors, including six at the Oregon State Un ... Read »


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    • Criticism of Confucius Institutes

    • The Confucius Institute (CI) program, which began establishing centers for Chinese language instruction in 2004, has been the subject of criticisms, concerns, and controversies during its international expansion. Many such concerns stem from the CI's relationship to Chinese Communist Party authorities, giving rise to ... Read »


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    • Crown College (Tacoma)

    • Crown College was a small, for-profit, predominantly online college located in Tacoma, Washington. Crown College lost its educational accreditation on July 31, 2007 and it suspended operations on August 10, 2007. The institution was originally Crown School of Hair Design in Everett, Washington and was not affiliat ... Read »


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    • Education controversies in the Republic of Ireland

    • There have been several educational controversies in the Republic of Ireland. In 1982 Eileen Flynn, a teacher, was sacked from her teaching post for being pregnant while unmarried. In 2002, Tomás Ó Dulaing, the headmaster of Gaelscoil Thúlach na nÓg in Dunboyne, County Meath was dismissed after a cont ... Read »


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    • Higher Superstition

    • Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science

      Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science is a 1994 book by biologist Paul R. Gross and mathematician Norman Levitt. Levitt states he is a leftist trying to save the "academic left" from itself by exposing misuses and abuses of science to advance political goals. The book inspired the S ... Read »


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    • Simon Fraser University 1997 harassment controversy

    • The 1997 Simon Fraser University harassment controversy was a series of events in Canada at Simon Fraser University. In the case at the center of the controversy, Rachel Marsden, then a student, and Liam Donnelly, a swimming coach, accused each other of sexual harassment. Following an internal hearing that the coach d ... Read »


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    • Teissier affair

    • The Teissier affair was a controversy that occurred in France in 2001. French astrologer Élizabeth Teissier was awarded a Doctorate in Sociology by Paris Descartes University for a doctoral thesis in which she argued that astrology was being oppressed by science. Her work was contested by the scientific community wi ... Read »


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    • University of Bristol admissions controversy

    • The University of Bristol admissions controversy refers to an historic dispute over the admissions process for the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom which occurred in 2003. The 2003 incident was caused by concerns over bias in the admissions system that were perceived as favouritism towards state school stude ... Read »


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    • Vishun Roy College

    • Vishun Roy College (abbreviated VR College, also known as Bishun Rai College) is an educational institute in Bihar state of India. It is located in the Kiratpur Raja Ram village of Vaishali district. Soon after its establishment in 1997, the college became well-known for producing the state-level toppers in the Interme ... Read »


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