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May 8, 2020

COVID-19: A Medical Example of How Science-Guided Policy Goes Wrong

Neil A. Kurtzman

We must balance fighting the coronavirus pandemic with protecting our nation's fundamental infrastructure.

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May 6, 2020

If Academia Gets a Bailout, It Should Come With These Conditions

David Randall

Taxpayers should only be generous to colleges and universities that are prudent stewards of their money, defenders of American national interests, and guarantors of liberty.

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May 5, 2020

Critical Care: A Plan to Restore Higher Education

John David

NAS is proud to announce Critical Care, our plan to restore American higher education in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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May 1, 2020

Open Letter: Urge the President to Rescue American Higher Ed Through Reform

National Association of Scholars

We are urging the President to rescue American higher education. He must lead Congress to pass a bailout linked to regulatory reform that will make our colleges and universities the greatest...

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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

National Association of Scholars

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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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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