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Common Core: Yea or Nay?

Oct 01, 2014 by NAS |

A new book by Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern addresses the question—Common Core: Yea or Nay?

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Can Civility and Academic Freedom Coexist?

Sep 25, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |

Civility calls for restraint, and academic freedom, apparently, for lack of restraint. Colleges and universities strive for academic freedom and civil discourse; can they have both at the same time?

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FIRE President Details Chilling New Federal Campus Speech Codes

May 17, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Greg Lukianoff describes the numbing censorship imposed by the new federal guidelines.

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FIRE Press Release Scores Federal Speech Code Standards

May 10, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

The Department of Justice embraces OCR's censorious harassment code.

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Let’s Talk About Free Speech on Campus

Apr 25, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

FIRE's Greg Lukianoff and Bob Shibley urge us to defend freedom of speech on college campuses, where it' s very much endangered.

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Colleges Squelching Free Speech and Thought

Mar 11, 2013 by George Leef |

Thanks to unconstitutional university speech codes, students are losing their intellectual edge.

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Greg Lukianoff’s Terrific New Book

Oct 24, 2012 by George Leef |

George Leef reviews Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate.

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FIRE President Scores Suppression of Free Speech at Auburn

Sep 24, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Auburn suppresses free speech but there's no outrage.  Greg Lukianoff is dismayed.

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Free Speech Vindicated at University of Cincinnati

Jun 18, 2012 by George W. Dent |

Another university's restriction of free speech is judged unconstitutional.

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FIRE Sends Followup Harassment Inquiry to OCR, NAS Co-signs

May 09, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

We sign on with FIRE' s letter asking OCR to break its silence on new harassment guidelines.

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OCR Harassment Guidelines And Campus Policies: The Latest

Apr 25, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

The implementation of OCR's campus harassment guidelines unfolds.  Bad gets worse.

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One Year Later:  OCR Stonewalls Objections to New Harassment Guidelines

Apr 04, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Despite strong protests from NAS, FIRE and the AAUP,  OCR says nothing about its new harassment requirements

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FIRE Lists Rogues’ Gallery of Free Speech Offenders

Mar 28, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

FIRE presents its list of the 12 most repressive campuses for freedom of speech.

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FIRE Sends Open Letter to OCR on Sexual Harassment, NAS Co-Signs

Jan 06, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

We collaborate with FIRE against OCR guidelines that trivialize sexual harassment with severe results to the careers of those frivolously charged.

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NAS Signs Open Letter Asking OCR to Better Define Sexual Harassment

Jan 06, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS joins ten other organizations in requesting the Office for Civil Rights to use the Supreme Court's standard in defining student sexual harassment in higher education.

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