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In Memoriam

Nov 24, 2014 by NAS |

The National Association of Scholars notes the passing of long-time members.

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Why the Education Department’s “gainful employment” rule is futile

Nov 21, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that the "gainful employment" rule will reduce students' options for employment without helping them avoid debt.

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Don’t Underestimate the Eco-Worriers

Nov 19, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Climate activists have become experts at selling their secular salvation myth to millions of young people.

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Are College Degrees the New Taxi Medallions?

Nov 18, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Much like taxi car medallions, college degrees are viewed as pricey but essential investments.

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New NAS Membership Cards

Nov 18, 2014 by NAS |

Lifetime members of the National Association of Scholars will receive official NAS wallet cards.

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Authors Wanted

Nov 10, 2014 by NAS |

Textbook authors seek collaborators who have expertise in genetics, psychology, sociology, and anthropology.

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Causing the College Credentials Craze

Nov 10, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef writes on the "credentials mania" and the effects of companies ruling out applicants who don't have college degrees.

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Is there any real content to “leisure studies”?

Nov 10, 2014 by George Leef |

Leisure is not a dream that universities need to model; it's a choice that people make among all the uses of their time.

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Those Stubborn Classics

Nov 06, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

Colleges think classic books are irrelevant, too difficult, and too privileged. They’re wrong. 

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Common Core Standards Set by Our Elites

Nov 06, 2014 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood visited Birmingham, Alabama to discuss the Common Core with the Alabama chapter of the Eagle Forum.

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Faculty are Increasingly Skeptical about MOOCs

Nov 05, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

Faculty are becoming more hopeful about technology's ability to convey information, but are increasingly skeptical about its worth in transmitting more than just facts.

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Academic Social Science - Rousseau Redux

Nov 03, 2014 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the enduring influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseu in academic social science.

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Sandra Stotsky on Governors and the Common Core

Oct 31, 2014 by NAS |

NAS board member Sandra Stotsky has published an article in Breitbart taking Republican governors to task for their recent “pretend to revise Common Core” moves.

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Video from Common Core Debate at St. Francis College

Oct 30, 2014 by NAS |

St. Francis College in Brooklyn hosted a debate between NAS President Peter Wood and Sol Stern of the Manhattan Institute.

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Joseph Epstein on the Beach Books report

Oct 30, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

Renowned essayist Joseph Epstein reflects on NAS's latest report on college freshman reading. 

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