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August 14, 2018

How America Lost Its Scientific Edge and How to Get It Back

Chance Layton

NAS member Edward Dougherty writes on the decline of science and remedies to make Americans competitive once again.

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April 4, 2018

Teaching History for Liberty

David Randall

The text of a recent speech given at Case Western Reserve University by NAS's Director of Research.

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October 18, 2016

The Origins of the Readable Writing Method: Part II

John Maguire

John Maguire tells how he started teaching students to write using the Readable Writing Method. Part 2.

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October 11, 2016

The Origins of the Readable Writing Method: Part I

John Maguire

John Maguire tells how he started teaching students to write using the Readable Writing Method. Part 1.

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August 17, 2015

APUSH Teachers Speak

Ashley Thorne

High school AP U.S. history teachers are coming forward to share their dissatisfaction with the current version of the College Board’s APUSH framework.

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July 28, 2015

Academic Social Science and the Group

William H. Young

William Young examines the social sciences' shift of focus from the individual to the group.

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April 7, 2015

Academic Social Science and Scientific Literacy

William H. Young

William Young examines the misunderstanding and misuse of scientific concepts by academic social scientists.

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January 23, 2015

APUSH, Not Common Core, Threatens Concept of American Exceptionalism

Kevin T. Brady

Kevin T. Brady finds the APUSH standards a far greater problem than Common Core.

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August 5, 2014

Saving Civilization, K-5 Edition: An Address at Great Hearts Academy

Peter Wood

Peter Wood addresses elementary school teachers on the grammar school as the "engine of civilization" at Great Hearts Academy in Phoeniz, Arizona.

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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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