NAS is pleased to announce that on February 14 at the 135th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner sponsored by the Queens Village Republican Club, NAS board member Candace de Russy received the Educator of the Year Award. This is a well-deserved honor and we are proud that Dr. de Russy's years of work received this recognition. The Democracy Project said it best:
Often the only dissenting voice on the SUNY board of trustees happy to keep the status quo, Dr. de Russy has led the academic reform movement fighting to take back our schools from the radical departure from higher standards and academic principles our colleges and universities once upheld. De Russy, scholar and former professor, is a nationally recognized writer and lecturer on education and cultural issues who has been featured and published in New York Post, New York Times, Village Voice, Family Security Matters, and numerous media and appeared on 60 Minutes, The O’Reilly Factor and C-SPAN.
Political indoctrination in the classroom has become the status quo, often promoting an agenda inconsistent with the founding principles of