Racial Preferences


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Scholars Ask Supreme Court to Revisit Fisher and Rationales for Racial Preferences

Mar 16, 2015 NAS |

The NAS joined a petition to the Supreme Court to re-hear Fisher v. University of Texas, the case that challenges racial preferences in public university admissions.

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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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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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Women in Philosophy: Problems with the Discrimination Hypothesis

Dec 10, 2014 by Neven Sesardic, Rafael De Clercq |

The authors encourage readers to resist the call to accept the discrimination hypothesis without evaluating all of the evidence.

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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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Why Racial Preferences Are Wrong

Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood offers a case against race-based affirmative action.

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The Chronicle Reports And Reflects “Diversity,” 2014

Jun 02, 2014 by John Rosenberg |

Efforts to promote diversity often result in the ubiquitous labeling of the diverse as deficient.

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Sonia, What Happened?

May 05, 2014 by George W. Dent |

Sonia Sotomayor's impassioned dissent in Schuette v. BAMN seems to contradict views she expressed in her memoir, My Beloved Land.

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Why Do Most College Students Think the Same Thoughts?

Apr 30, 2014 by Peter Wood |

On many topics—racial preferences, sustainability, gay marriage, world citizenship, patriarchy, harassment, sexual freedom—there is room on campus for only one opinion.

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Where do preferential policies stand now?

Apr 30, 2014 by George Leef |

"It is no longer the case that Jim Crow–advantaged whites are being displaced by just-liberated African-Americans. Indeed, it is more and more the case that preferences are used to give an advantage to Latinos over Asian Americans."

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Scholars Applaud Supreme Court for Upholding Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Apr 22, 2014 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS praises the Court's decision to sustain a measure against racial discrimination in college admissions. 

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Arguments for Racial Preferences Losing Ground

Mar 21, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

As California discards a bill that would overturn Proposition 209, there is evidence that racial preferences are becoming more and more discredited.

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Articulating a Social Justice Agenda

Mar 19, 2014 by Daniel Oliver |

Arthur Brooks tries to add a new layer of varnish to efforts to define social justice. 

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The SAT Upgrade Is a Big Mistake

Mar 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In an attempt to advance "social justice," the College Board has once again revised the SAT.

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Gail Heriot and Affirmative Action

Mar 03, 2014 by NAS |

NAS board member Gail Heriot debated the motion, "Affirmative Action on Campus Does More Harm than Good" on Intelligence Squared.

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