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Fisher v. Texas: Just Say No to Racial Preferences

Jun 04, 2015 by George Leef |

The upcoming Supreme Court decision could end racial discrimination on College admissions.

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The Liberal Arts as Conversation

Jun 04, 2015 by Jack Kerwick |

Philosophy professor Jack Kerwick writes that the purpose of education is not traditionalism, careerism, or activism, but what he calls "conversationalism."

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Scholars Oppose New APUSH

Jun 03, 2015 NAS |

A group of prominent scholars has organized to challenge revisions to the Advanced Placement U.S. History course.

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Experiencing the Common Core

Jun 03, 2015 by Carol Iannone |

Carol Iannone illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards and analyzes how accurately the CCSS represent the “American experience."

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‘Nudging’ Goes to College

Jun 02, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Higher education should train students to think for themselves, not resort to a pre-set path set by those who seek to manipulate behavior.

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Open Letter: Historians on the College Board’s New AP U.S. History Standards

Jun 02, 2015 by Scholars Concerned About Advanced Placement History |

A group of historians write that the new AP U.S. History framework neglects the civic purpose of history education.

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Asians In The Ivy League, Or Not

May 26, 2015 by John Rosenberg |

Today's college admission process tells students that race matters more than hard work.

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Prince Ea Is Sorry. Me Too.

May 26, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Prince Ea's "Dear Future Generations" video is moving, but it neglects some important facts.

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Diminishing Returns

May 25, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Divestment activism has failed. Universities are learning that sanctions rarely accomplish anything.

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Social Injustices: Closing Corinthian, Coring College

May 22, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Elites claim their education reforms benefit the poor. But the closing of Corinthian Colleges and higher education's adjustment to Common Core do more harm than good.

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NAS’s Ashley Thorne in WSJ Letter: “Bring Back Civics Learning”

May 22, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |

America used to think civics education was crucial to their citizenship. Now it is either avoided or a chore.

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President Obama, Not Green Enough for the Hardcore Greens

May 20, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

It doesn't take much to be accused of being a climate change "denier." You don't even have to deny climate change.

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The Future of College

May 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews Kevin Carey's The End of College and concludes that it is the best argument that the future of college is online.

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The Paradox of Multiculturalism: Part II

May 20, 2015 by Joshua Daniel Phillips |

Censorship always harms rigorous debate. Let unpopular ideas stand or fall on their own merits.

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The Ivies: New Quotas?

May 19, 2015 by John Rosenberg |

Affirmative action has led to the underrepresentation of Asians and native-born whites.

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