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Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Scholars applaud Supreme Court for upholding Michigan racial preferences ban.

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Inequality or Crying Wolf?

The spring 2014 issue of AQ examines the academy's preoccupation with inequality.

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WHAT THE COMMON CORE WILL DO TO COLLEGES

The Common Core's standards amount to an assault on the college curriculum.

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Dartmouth’s Freedom Budget: Peaceful Protest, or Intolerant Tolerance?

Apr 23, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon hopes to tame the tempers of Freedom Budget activists, but it remains to be seen whether he can truly transform the college.

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Scholars Applaud Supreme Court for Upholding Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Apr 22, 2014 by NAS |

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

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Happy Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

How many institutions of higher education are celebrating Earth Day?

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Outside the ‘Consensus’—Notes of a Climate Change ‘Denier’

Apr 22, 2014 by Peter Wood |

With regard to climate change, the academy enforces a hardened orthodoxy with increasing determination.

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Are young Americans who don’t go to college “penalizing” themselves?

Apr 21, 2014 by George Leef |

College degrees aren't becoming more valuable, but their glut is confining those who don't have them to a shrinking, low-pay sector of the labor market.

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Brandeis Ought to Be Ashamed

Apr 14, 2014 by George Leef |

In its failure to engage a pluralism of views, Brandeis has reinforced a bad trend in American education.

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Prager U: God vs. Atheism: Which is More Rational?

Apr 12, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Boston College professor of philosophy Peter Kreeft presents arguments for the existence of God.

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Common Core Mathematics Standards

Mar 31, 2014 by Sandra Stotsky |

Professor William McCallum remarks on college readiness in Common Core’s mathematics standards at a meeting sponsored by the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

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