Explore the debate and science of Curriculum.

March 21, 2022

America's Largest System of Higher Education Proposes Political Litmus Tests

John D. Sailer

Recently proposed DEI competencies in the California Community Colleges system call for a restructuring of academic excellence, the abandonment of academic integrity, and the elimination of academic f......

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April 10, 2017

How Canon Change Should Happen

Carol Iannone

Carol Iannone argues for the traditional method of canon formation.

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March 1, 2016

The Path to Education

Eva Marie Haine

Eva Marie Haine reflects on her education as a Princeton undergraduate and suggests ways that it could have been improved.

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October 13, 2015

The University of Chicago's Flawed Support for Freedom of Expression

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood criticizes Chicago's misframed statement supporting freedom of expression.

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November 10, 2014

Is there any real content to "leisure studies"?

George Leef

Leisure is not a dream that universities need to model; it's a choice that people make among all the uses of their time.

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September 23, 2014

Study of American History is Losing its Priority

Stan Cohen

Generations of American students may be bypassing a field of study that is the cornerstone of the American legacy.

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September 12, 2014

Open Letter to Texas Board of Education on College Board’s New History Framework

Peter Wood

Peter Wood writes an open letter to the Texas Board of Education, urging action against the new AP U.S. History standards.

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September 10, 2014

The Coming Wars over Curriculum: A Case Study on Politics, History, and Social Studies Standards

Kevin S. Krahenbuhl

Dr. Kevin S. Krahenbuhl, Assistant Professor of Education at North Dakota State University, discusses declining curriculum standards and the need for strong core courses.

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June 5, 2014

What to do With That Major?

Jason Fertig

How often do most students work within their "fields of study," and what sorts of jobs do most students end up having?

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April 23, 2014

Unpersuasive book argues that higher education should have a leftist bias

George Leef

"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of t......

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