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March 26, 2020

Give Colleges A Bailout, but Not a Blank Check

David Randall

Give priority to distance learning and community colleges, and call a holiday from new regulations.

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March 19, 2020

Scrutiny of China's Donations to American Universities is Long Overdue

David Randall

We are no republic if we let the plutocrats and the bureaucrats manage our colleges for us, as they have done, to America’s detriment, for far too long.

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March 3, 2020

NAS Applauds the Foreign Influence Transparency Act

NAS

The Senate has reintroduced a bill to strengthen transparency requirements for colleges and universities receiving donations from foreign sources.

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December 11, 2019

Child Care, Food Stamps, and Flat Tires: When Free Tuition Isn't Enough

Rachelle Peterson

In her latest article for The Federalist, NAS Policy Director Rachelle Peterson unpacks the Democrats' proposed "College Affordability Act," a bill that promises to fund everything fr...

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December 6, 2019

Episode #47: Presidential Candidates On Higher Education with Rachelle Peterson

Peter Wood

Rachelle Peterson and Peter Wood discuss where the presidential candidates stand on higher education.

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October 3, 2019

'Secret Science' Rule Delayed Until Next Year

David Randall

Last month the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency announce that the proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" would not be finalized before 2020. This...

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September 19, 2019

Bad Science Makes for Bad Government

David Randall

The government needs to form rules to ensure that the exercise of scientific expertise can itself be independently reproduced and verified.

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August 27, 2019

Algorithmic Bias

Peter Wood

Peter Wood's open letter encouraging Senator Josh Hawley, and other members of Congress to confront big tech's censorship of scientists.

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June 28, 2019

GOP Senators Are Blowing It on Free Speech

Rachelle Peterson

Congress is increasingly interested in free speech but only express platitudes on the issue. 

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May 3, 2019

Free to Speak: A Toolkit for Reforming the Higher Education Act

NAS

Do you want to protect free thought on campus? Help NAS reform the Higher Education Act by using the tools in this handy toolkit!

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