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April 13, 2021

NAS Report Exposes the Failings of the NGSS

David Acevedo

NAS's latest report, Climbing Down, presents an extensive critique of the Next Generation Science Standards. The standards will do nothing but weaken American scientific achievement.

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April 6, 2021

The Civics Secures Democracy Act

David Acevedo

Beware: not everything that calls itself “civics education” is actually civics education. The newly proposed Civics Secures Democracy Act is a case in point.

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March 30, 2021

UT Law Evades the First Amendment

David Acevedo

UT Austin alumnus Louis K. Bonham conducted an in-depth investigation and discovered that UT Law's Law and Religion Clinic intends to curb the study and teaching of the First Amendment.

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March 23, 2021

Confucius Institutes Get a Makeover

David Acevedo

The Chinese Communist Party is rebranding Confucius Institutes, an evasive ploy meant to avoid the public eye and continue exerting its soft power on American campuses.

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March 16, 2021

Taking Free Speech Zones to Court

David Acevedo

The days of free speech on campus are long gone. Or are they? A new SCOTUS opinion sheds light on what may be the future of free speech in higher ed.

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March 9, 2021

What Does College Cost America?

David Acevedo

Americans now carry $1.7 trillion dollars in student debt. How did we get here? A new report by Research Associate Neetu Arnold gets to the heart of the matter.

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March 2, 2021

California Inches Closer to Ethnic Studies Mayhem

David Acevedo

California's Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum is set to be finalized and published on March 31. What will it cost students if it does indeed cross the finish line?

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February 23, 2021

Want a Promotion? Join the Church of DEI.

David Acevedo

The University of Utah Department of Physics & Astronomy has proposed a new faculty policy that would require professors to confess their faith in diversity, equity, and inclusion to be promoted.

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February 16, 2021

France Hangs Up Its No-Vacancy Sign

David Acevedo

French politicians, intellectuals, and journalists are warning of the nefarious, radical-left ideologies originating on American campuses and causing divisions in their home country.

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February 9, 2021

DoJ Reverses Course on Yale Lawsuit

David Acevedo

The Department of Justice has dropped its lawsuit against Yale University, which alleged that the school is in ongoing violation of civil rights law in its undergraduate admissions.

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