Explore the debate and science of Preparation for College.

January 5, 2018

On Rubrics and Broken Windows

Bruce Brasington

Bruce Brasington discusses the effects of the AP European History examination.

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October 26, 2016

The “Cultural Revolution” Comes to American Academia

Old Communist language and tactics are infiltrating American higher education, aided by our historical amnesia.

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September 11, 2015

Re-re-re-revising American History

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates APUSH 2.0 and considers the possibility of greater improvements. 

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June 26, 2013

Multiple Choice Math: A Mismatch of Standards

Tessa Carter

Wrinkles in the transition from high school to college come in several shades.

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June 27, 2012

“Accelerated Learning”: Bullet Train to Success or Oxymoron?

David Clemens

Why are colleges so deeply invested in doing what is clearly not college?

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May 23, 2012

They're Not Unteachable

Glenn Ricketts

It's more difficult, but certainly not impossible, to teach today's college students.

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July 5, 2011

On Cashiers and College Degrees

Jason Fertig

A New York Times article doesn't convince Jason Fertig that nearly everyone needs to go to college.

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April 11, 2011

Disadvantaged Students

Will Fitzhugh

The truly disadvantaged are those who have not been sufficiently taught how to read and write and graduate from high school unprepared for college.

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March 2, 2011

Do Good Professors Give F's?

Jason Fertig

When C means degree, professors should pass only students who meet course standards, counsels Jason Fertig.

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