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March 24, 2020

Coronavirus and Higher Ed. Bailouts

John David

As expected, the calls for a higher ed. bailout have arisen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. But have schools considered cutting costs as well?

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March 17, 2020

SFFA v. Harvard Makes a Return

John David

Students for Fair Admissions has appealed their case against Harvard's racial preferences in admissions. NAS, the DoJ, and others have submitted briefs in support.

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March 10, 2020

The New York Times Won't Engage with 1619 Detractors

John David

The New York Times' 1619 Project claims to “recast all of American history.” Why won't its writers discuss with historians?

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March 3, 2020

Trump Proposes New Student Debt Regulations

John David

President Trump recently unveiled his 2021 budget proposal, which contains a number of regulations designed to curb the student debt crisis.

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February 25, 2020

The New Wave of Intellectual Diversity Legislation

John David

Representatives from Arizona, Missouri, and Iowa have introduced intellectual diversity bills that may be part of a new wave of state-level legislation.

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February 18, 2020

Faculty Partisanship Favors Democrats 95:1

John David

A new study by Professors Mitchell Langbert of Brooklyn College and Sean Stevens of NYU uncovers systematic differences that contribute to local variation in faculty partisanship.

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February 14, 2020

Harvard Professor Accused of Selling Out to China

John David

Chemistry Chair Charles Lieber is accused of lying to the FBI regarding his participation in the Thousand Talents Program, a "talent-recruitment agency" run by the Chinese Communist Party.

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January 28, 2020

NAS Releases New Report: The Lost History of Western Civilization

John David

Written by Stanley Kurtz, The Lost History of Western Civilization traces the ways in which the 1988 controversy over the teaching of Western Civilization at Stanford set the pattern for t...

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January 21, 2020

U.S. Science & Engineering Lags Behind (Again)

John David

U.S. S&E development continues to stall compared to other world powers, and China is quickly closing the gap.

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January 14, 2020

Oklahoma Embraces “Civic Education”

John David

Generation Citizen is a social justice organization using civics education as a Trojan Horse to take over Oklahoma’s K-12 school system. It can, should, and must be banished from Oklahoma’...

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