Explore the debate and science of Critical Theory.

April 19, 2022

Getting to the Whole Truth of CRT

Ray M. Sanchez and Matthew Garrett

If California community colleges are to serve a diverse population of critical thinkers, then every academic theory—even ones that enjoy political support—ought to be open to debate. 

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March 18, 2022

Our Difficult Challenge Ahead

William H. Young

Progressive elites and youth—the progeny of Higher Education—have embedded ideas and practices in American governance and society that will be difficult to displace.

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February 23, 2022

NAS Affiliate Head Fights Back against Hypocrisy at UT-Austin

Marina Ziemnick

The National Association of Scholars applauds Dr. Richard Lowery for standing up for UT-Austin students and standing against the university’s hypocrisy.

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December 9, 2021

CRT In Practice, the Parents’ Bill of Rights, and Social Media Literacy

John D. Sailer

The year is drawing to a close, but the ongoing debate over education is far from over.

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November 23, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

David Acevedo

Before we sit down for Thursday's feast, here are five things we’re thankful for this holiday season.

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July 28, 2021

The Moment in 1986 When Critical Race Theory Ousted the Civil Rights Movement

Eric Felten

Critical race theory came into its own by accusing friends and colleagues of racism. Should it be any surprise that critics of CRT should find themselves accused of racism too?

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July 22, 2021

Three Pledges to Combat CRT and Action Civics in American Education

Peter Wood

To equip American citizens to effect true change in their schools, NAS has created three pledges: one for school board candidates, one for state office candidates, and one for voters.

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July 19, 2021

Laws Against Critical Race Theory Are Only the First Step

David Randall

Americans must do far more than just pass state laws to ban CRT. Don’t merely ruffle the education establishment's feathers—pluck ‘em.

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July 7, 2021

CRT in Higher Education: Is a Day of Reckoning Coming for the University of Texas?

Louis K. Bonham

UT President Hartzell has been content to ignore critics regarding his institution's plunge into wokeism. With a Texas Legislature special session coming up, he may be in for a rude awakening.

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June 18, 2021

A Response to the “Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism and American History”

Peter Wood

The twenty states that have begun the work to strengthen American civics and history education and ban “divisive concepts” based on race and sex stereotypes are preventing the imposition o......

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