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Beach Books 2012-2013: What Do Colleges and Universities Want Students to Read Outside…

Aug 19, 2013 by Ashley Thorne, Crystal Plum, Peter Wood, Tessa Carter |

A report on the books colleges and universities assign as "common reading."

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Videos from A Mighty Maze, Session 4

May 01, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Videos of the Session 4 panel speakers at the NAS 2013 conference: The New Civics and Social Justice Advocacy.

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Videos from A Mighty Maze, Session 3

Apr 29, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Videos of the Session 3 panel speakers at the NAS 2013 conference: The Higher Education Bubble.

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Videos from A Mighty Maze, Session 2

Apr 18, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Videos of the Peter Shaw Memorial Award and Session 2 panel speakers at the NAS 2013 conference: The Battle over Racial Prefrences.

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Videos from A Mighty Maze, Session 1

Apr 18, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Videos of introduction and Session 1 panel speakers at the NAS 2013 conference: The Illiberal Arts: Politicization and Academic Decline. 

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Upcoming Higher Education Events

Apr 18, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Engage with NAS members and friends on issues in higher education at upcoming events this month.

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Video: Sandra Stotsky Discusses the Common Core

Apr 16, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

The Pioneer Institute features Dr. Sandra Stotsky, working to reform Common Core Standards.

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This Week: Western Civilization and the Academy Conference

Apr 09, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Saint Vincent College is hosting a conference to explore the roots, extent, and long-term consequences of the academic shift away from the study of Western civilization.

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“Frankly Dumb” or “Absolutely Correct”? You Decide

Jan 31, 2013 by Crystal Plum |

Read the responses to NAS's "Recasting History" report.

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Fellowship Positions with The James Madison Program

Nov 09, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

The James Madison Program invites scholars to apply for its Fellowship positions.

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Peter Wood Featured on Radio Show with Thayrone X

Oct 18, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

Thayrone X asks Peter Wood about the sustainability movement and its effect on college campuses.

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Tom Wolfe the Keynote Speaker for NAS Conference 2013

Oct 12, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

Journalist and author Tom Wolfe will speak at NAS's conference in March.

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A Degree that Students Can Afford

Oct 11, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

A recent report shows a decline in college enrollment due to a weak economy. Texas Gov. Perry hopes to offer a more affordable option with the $10,00 degree.

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No Child Left Behind, Ten Years Later

Sep 25, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

Robert Maranto and Rod Paige review NCLB's effects on American public education.

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Stotsky and Bauerlein on Common Core ELA Standards

Sep 24, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

Two scholars from the Pioneer Institute review the make-up and effectiveness of English, Language Arts Core Standards.

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