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Explore the debate and science of COVID-19.

April 18, 2022

NAS Comments on COVID-19 "Misinformation"

National Association of Scholars

The very concept of misinformation is anathema to any scientific approach to serious health issues like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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January 6, 2022

Schools Close Again, More CRT Bans, and No More U.S. History

John D. Sailer

It’s a new year, but the issues of education—from COVID-related closures to rampant politicization—will likely remain central in 2022.

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December 7, 2021

To Mandate or Not to Mandate—The NAS Weighs In

David Acevedo

Higher ed’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements are both excessive and unwarranted.

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August 24, 2021

COVID Wars Episode II: The Vaccine Strikes Back

David Acevedo

As schools reopen for the fall, mask and vaccine mandates have come to the fore.

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December 30, 2020

What to Worship, How to Obey: The New Rules of Cancel Culture

Peter Wood

Cancel culture is what we call the effort by leftists to banish people who defy the edicts of political correctness. The goalposts keep moving and cancellable offenses continue to expand. Are there an......

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December 1, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Rule by Bureaucracy

David Acevedo

Higher ed administrators have kept busy lining their own pockets at the expense of faculty, students, and “non-essential” staff at all levels of the university.

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November 30, 2020

University Administrators’ Pandemic Power Grab

Neetu Arnold

Universities are taking advantage of the pandemic to "hollow out the middle," that is, to defenestrate full-time and tenured faculty from their positions of influence in the university.

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September 1, 2020

New Book Outlines Fifteen College Reopening Scenarios

David Acevedo

In their new book, Joshua Kim and Edward Maloney analyze a host of different college reopening options on a spectrum from "Back to Normal" to "Fully Remote."

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July 14, 2020

Higher Ed’s Princes and Paupers Plan Reopening

David Acevedo

Elite colleges and universities have not provided the actionable reopening solution many hoped for—their plans would spell bankruptcy and closure for most schools in America.

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July 10, 2020

Don’t Bail Out Colleges. Help Students Instead.

Andrew Gillen

To make it out of COVID-19 alive, colleges and universities need to 1) support students directly and 2) allow alternative educational providers to enter the market.

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