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Is ‘Get a Job’ the Purpose of College?

Feb 10, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Governor Scott Walker's call for changes at the University of Wisconsin, which initially included major revisions to the school's mission statement, reveal a fundamental shift in the purpose of education. 

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Title Nein: CUNY Eliminates Sex-Specific Salutations

Feb 09, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

The City University of New York has banned staff from referring to students as “Mr.,” “Mrs.,” or “Ms.,” calling this act of politeness sex discrimination

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Forfeiting Education: Sports and Collegiate Culture

Feb 06, 2015 by Madison Iszler |

The recent college sports scandals at UNC and elsewhere reveal deeper problems in the current culture of higher education.

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How Do College Speech Codes Originate?

Feb 04, 2015 by George Leef |

George Mason University law professor Todd Zywicki writes for the John William Pope Center about his attempt at eradicating his school's speech code. 

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Scholars Milgram and Stotsky Explain Problems with the Common Core

Jan 28, 2015 by NAS |

Drs. Jim Milgram and Sandra Stotsky critique the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in a KTVN 2 News interview. 

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The Muslim Call to Prayer at Duke

Jan 28, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates Duke University's short-lived and ill-considered decision to broadcast the Muslim adhan every Friday on campus.

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APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2015 by Kevin T. Brady |

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

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AQ Contributor Writes for TIME Magazine on Distortion of History in “Selma”

Jan 23, 2015 by Madison Iszler |

Academic Questions contributor David Kaiser writes for TIME Magazine on why the movie Selma is historically inaccurate.

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How MOOCs Threaten Your Privacy

Jan 23, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson warns against several dangers of MOOCs, which include the possibility of data mining and privacy infringement.

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NAS Leaders Speaking at Upcoming Conferences

Jan 22, 2015 by |

At two upcoming conferences, NAS president Peter Wood will speak on the Common Core State Standards, and executive director Ashley Thorne will speak on freshman summer reading programs. 

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Ferguson and the Decline in Anthropology

Jan 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.

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Harry V. Jaffa, 1918-2015

Jan 15, 2015 by Allen C. Guelzo |

A remembrance of political philosophy scholar Harry Jaffa.

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Stanley Fish’s New Book on Academic Freedom

Jan 14, 2015 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Versions of Academic Freedom and argues that there does not have to be a single, one-size-fits-all approach to academic freedom.

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APUSH Post-Civil War Coverage: History Lite

Jan 14, 2015 by John C. Chalberg |

John C. Chalberg finds the APUSH standards for the Post-Civil War era deceptively simple.

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Opposing Common Core, State by State

Jan 13, 2015 by NAS |

Across the country, parents and citizens who are opposed to the Common Core State Standards have used Facebook to organize by state.

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