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Scholars Milgram and Stotsky Explain Problems with the Common Core

Jan 28, 2015 by NAS |

Drs. Jim Milgram and Sandra Stotsky critique the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in a KTVN 2 News interview. 

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The Muslim Call to Prayer at Duke

Jan 28, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates Duke University's short-lived and ill-considered decision to broadcast the Muslim adhan every Friday on campus.

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APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Jan 23, 2015 by Kevin T. Brady |

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

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AQ Contributor Writes for TIME Magazine on Distortion of History in “Selma”

Jan 23, 2015 by Madison Iszler |

Academic Questions contributor David Kaiser writes for TIME Magazine on why the movie Selma is historically inaccurate.

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How MOOCs Threaten Your Privacy

Jan 23, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Rachelle Peterson warns against several dangers of MOOCs, which include the possibility of data mining and privacy infringement.

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NAS Leaders Speaking at Upcoming Conferences

Jan 22, 2015 by |

At two upcoming conferences, NAS president Peter Wood will speak on the Common Core State Standards, and executive director Ashley Thorne will speak on freshman summer reading programs. 

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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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Harry V. Jaffa, 1918-2015

Jan 15, 2015 by Allen C. Guelzo |

A remembrance of political philosophy scholar Harry Jaffa.

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Stanley Fish’s New Book on Academic Freedom

Jan 14, 2015 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Versions of Academic Freedom and argues that there does not have to be a single, one-size-fits-all approach to academic freedom.

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APUSH Post-Civil War Coverage: History Lite

Jan 14, 2015 by John C. Chalberg |

John C. Chalberg finds the APUSH standards for the Post-Civil War era deceptively simple.

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Opposing Common Core, State by State

Jan 13, 2015 by NAS |

Across the country, parents and citizens who are opposed to the Common Core State Standards have used Facebook to organize by state.

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College Un-Ready

Jan 12, 2015 by NAS |

NAS board member Sandra Stotsky writes about the failures of the Common Core State Standards to prepare students for truly college-level reading and thinking.

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Push-Back on APUSH

Jan 12, 2015 by Robert L. Paquette |

Robert L. Paquette describes his encounter with AP history at the high school level.

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A Diverse Group of Social Psychologists Calls for More Diversity in Their Field

Jan 07, 2015 by George Leef |

Six social psychologists are publishing an article arguing that their discipline suffers as a science due to its narrowness in the range of opinions it deems acceptable. 

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Great Books at Bergdorf Goodman

Jan 06, 2015 by Carol Iannone |

A holiday window display at fashionable NYC store Bergdorf Goodman suggests that classic literature represents an aspect of the good life. 

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