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The “Sustainability” Trend Costs Students Money

Apr 16, 2015 by Peter Wood |

The sustainability movement has muscled its way into the college curriculum, administration, and culture. 

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George F. Will Writes About NAS Sustainability Report

Apr 15, 2015 by NAS |

Nationally syndicated columnist George F. Will devotes his most recent column to the new NAS report. 

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Video of Common Core Debate

Apr 15, 2015 by NAS |

NAS president Peter Wood and Kathleen Porter-Magee discussed the pros and cons of the Common Core at a debate at Saint Francis College.

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Global Warming: The Campus Non-Debate

Apr 14, 2015 by Russell K. Nieli |

Many lack a robust understanding of the environmentalism debate divorced from religious overtones and political appeal.

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Proposed Education Act Would Shortchange Students

Apr 13, 2015 by Sandra Stotsky |

Sandra Stotsky argues that the new version of No Child Left Behind will leave low-income students behind because it lacks an important requirement for teachers' competence in their subjects.

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the UNC Scandal

Apr 08, 2015 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Cheated, an expose of the recent UNC scandal written by two faculty members. 

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Dear Educators: “Privilege” Is Theory, Not Fact

Apr 08, 2015 by Joshua Daniel Phillips |

While the idea of "privilege" has been rising in popularity on college campuses, open debates and robust discussion about the topic have not. 

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Academic Freedom at U Chicago and Princeton

Apr 07, 2015 by Robert P. George |

NAS board of advisors member Robert P. George applauds two universities for embracing academic freedom. 

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“Whiteness Studies” and Campus Activism

Apr 07, 2015 by Dan Kemp |

Emerging “whiteness” courses are often connected to political purposes. 

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Academic Social Science and Scientific Literacy

Apr 07, 2015 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the misunderstanding and misuse of scientific concepts by academic social scientists.

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Wall Street Journal Quotes the NAS’s Sustainability Report

Apr 06, 2015 by NAS |

In "Notable & Quotable," the Wall Street Journal quoted the NAS's "Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism" report.

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Stanley Fish Praises the NAS’s Sustainability Report

Apr 06, 2015 by NAS |

Stanley Fish responds to the NAS's sustainability report. 

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Walden on Ice

Apr 03, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood offers a fresh look at Henry David Thoreau's Walden

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APUSH Update: Lynne Cheney’s Return

Apr 02, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Lynne Cheney, leader of the 1990s opposition to politicized US history, comes out strongly against the new AP US History. 

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MOOCs - What You Need to Know About Them Now

Apr 01, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

MOOCs are complementing institutions with flexible professional courses, fulfilling predictions made a year and a half ago. 

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