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The New AP History

Peter Wood analyzes the new AP U.S. History course.

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Climate Reparations—A New Demand

Protesters are demanding "reparations" for fossil fuel damage.

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Revisiting the Classics

NAS invites readers to submit reflections on older books.

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Federal policies on sexual harassment

What you need to know on campus sexual harassment and assault policies, all in one place. 

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Articles

Educated opinion and commentary on developments and trends in higher education

NAS Blog

A forum for highlighting news and views in higher education

Reports

Studies documenting trends in contemporary academia

Press Releases

News from the National Association of Scholars

Statements

Official positions taken by the National Association of Scholars

Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars

Ashley Thorne

Director of Communications, National Association of Scholars

Glenn Ricketts

Public Affairs Officer, National Association of Scholars

William H. Young

Author, Ordering America: Fulfilling the Ideals of Western Civilization

David Clemens

Professor of English, Monterey Peninsula College

George Leef

Director of Research, John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

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Letter to Lamar Alexander

Jul 30, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood writes to Senator Lamar Alexander about the Office for Civil Rights's efforts to lower standards of due process in cases of alleged sexual assault on campus.

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Should You Avoid Ivy League Schools?

Jul 29, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood responds to William Deresiewicz's provocative New Republic piece, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League."

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Building a Community?

Jul 21, 2014 by Anthony Esolen |

Anthony Esolen, Professor of English at Providence College and translator of classic works, discusses how a classical common core promotes intellectual life, communion, and wonder. 

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MOOCs vs. HCOCs (Higher Cost Online Courses)

Jul 16, 2014 by Richard J. Bishirjian |

Dr. Richard Bishirjian, president of online liberal arts college Yorktown University, writes on the Majorly Obnoxious Operative Costs of MOOCs.

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Bamboozled Billionaires

Jul 24, 2014 by Norman Rogers |

NAS board member Norman Rogers replies to a global warming report produced by three billionaires.

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The Unstoppable Mania

Jul 16, 2014 by George Leef |

Will there ever be enough diversity?

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What Should We Do About Law Schools?

Jul 09, 2014 by George Leef |

Not long ago, law school was a growth industry. Over the past decade, enrollments have plummeted.

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How America’s Colleges Compare Internationally

Jul 03, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

Americans tend to see U.S. colleges and universities through rose-colored glasses while bemoaning the state of our schools. Kevin Carey writes that higher education isn't doing any better than elementary - and may even be worse.

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