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Privatize State Fine Arts Education

Dec 02, 2009 by George Leef |

North Carolina is one of three states with a government-run fine arts education institution. The UNC School of the Arts was created back in 1965 by politicians who thought it would be a good thing to somehow change the state's… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

New York and CUNY Association of Scholars NYC Event December 13

Dec 02, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Via Professor David Gordon, president of NAS's New York affiliate, an announcement specifically for NAS members:

THE NEW YORK ASSOCIATION OF SCHOLARS

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Fear of Profiling Trumps Fear of Assault on Campus

Dec 02, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

An anonymous reader commenting on the NAS.org article "National Security Threatened by Devotion to Diversity" recently reported:

The diversity doctrine not only harms the quality of higher education and, quite… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Signing on to FEAR

Dec 02, 2009 by Peter Wood |

NAS endorses the AAUP statement "Free Expression at Risk, at Yale and Elsewhere."

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What to Do About Centers for Social Justice

Dec 01, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Last week an NAS member, a professor at the University of Southern Indiana we'll call Professor Smith, brought to our attention a new “Center for Social Justice” at the university. He asked for advice on how to… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

Top 10 Books for College Students…No Comment

Dec 01, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

Popular campus reads today include Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters and World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War.

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Fish Tales: Teaching Stanley How to Read

Dec 01, 2009 by Peter Wood |

Stanley Fish misrepresents Peter Wood on "intellectual diversity."

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Climategate, Totalitarian?

Nov 30, 2009 by Candace de Russy |

Is the fraud likely perpetrated by climate scientists rooted in totalitarianism - the drive to gain power over our countries, economies, and liberties? James Lewis makes this case at PJM which, as you'll see here, has been… Continue Reading | 1 Comment >

An Example of Educational Entrepreneurship

Nov 30, 2009 by George Leef |

In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, Professor Tim Mosteller writes about his efforts at establishing a new college that will focus on great books and liberal learning. I'm wholeheartedly in favor of ventures like this… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Race to the Bottom?

Nov 30, 2009 by Adam Kissel, Candace de Russy |

Education reformers have generally been giving President Obama’s K-12 agenda, with its touted openness to charter schools and teacher assessment based on student performance, the benefit of the doubt.

But now the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Diversi-Oaths: Creedal Admissions in the American University

Nov 30, 2009 by Glenn Ricketts, Peter Wood |

"Diversity" essays in college applications teach students how to bow to an anti-intellectual idol. At Berkeley, the bow is becoming for would-be grad students a full-scale grovel.

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Scientists Turned Political Propagandists

Nov 24, 2009 by Candace de Russy |

I've noted that financial gain surely figured in the motivation of the scientists who appear to have conspired to suppress climate data. But of course there is also this possible motive, suggested in an historically… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

They Blinded Us With Science

Nov 24, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

This is a guest article from Alex Berezow, a Ph.D. candidate in microbiology at the University of Washington. The opinions expressed therein do not necessarily reflect the official position of the National Association… Continue Reading | 3 Comments >

Mandatory Re-education for MN Teacher-Candidates?

Nov 24, 2009 by Michael Krauss |

Here's a nice discussion of a proposal from the University of Minnesota's College of Education that aspiring teachers there must repudiate the notion of "the American Dream" in order to obtain the recommendation for licensure… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

The APA Discriminates

Nov 24, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

The APA intended to end one form of discrimination, but they have begun another.

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