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September 23, 2022

NAS Comments on Senator Tom Cotton's "Student Loan Reform Act"

National Association of Scholars

The Student Loan Reform Act of 2022 would greatly improve higher education, but more far-reaching reform is needed to address the structural problems afflicting American universities.

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August 30, 2022

Passing the Check on Student Loans

Marina Ziemnick

Debt forgiveness only makes financial sense as part of a broader restructuring of higher education financing—a truly one-time deal, designed to wipe the slate clean and reboot the system.

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July 29, 2022

NAS Supports Governor DeSantis in the Battle over Florida Accreditation Reform

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars supports Governor Ron DeSantis in his struggle against the U.S. Department of Education’s effort to undermine Florida’s accreditation reform law.

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July 26, 2022

Showdown in the Swamp

Marina Ziemnick

The new Florida accreditation law is a great opportunity to determine whether a simple change could solve some of the deep-rooted problems in the current accreditation system.

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June 14, 2022

Intellectual Freedom, If You Can Keep It

Marina Ziemnick

Intellectual freedom wasn’t born with tenure, and it won’t be saved by tenure. It’s time for besieged academics to stop clinging to their plastic shields and to start rebuilding.

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May 31, 2022

Can America’s Colleges and Universities Be Saved?

David Randall

We urge American citizens and policymakers to reform our higher education system while there is still time.

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May 10, 2022

Beginning the Long March Back

Marina Ziemnick

Three routes to restoring the credibility of America’s educational institutions.

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November 24, 2021

NAS Urges the South Dakota Board of Regents to Build Upon Its Initial Reform Efforts

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars urges the South Dakota Board of Regents to build upon its first steps toward reforming the state's public universities and proposes additional reforms.

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January 5, 2021

The 2020 Election

Peter Wood

The 2020 election was as contentious as they get. What effect will this extreme partisanship have on the future of higher education? At what point are bipartisan proposals useless--when is a line to b......

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July 18, 2020

Rebuilding America by Restoring the University

Neetu Arnold

Since the progressive trend in higher education isn't going away, conservatives must push for reform by exerting power from the outside.

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