Read thoughts and initiatives from the National Association of Scholars.

April 19, 2022

Getting to the Whole Truth of CRT

Ray M. Sanchez and Matthew Garrett

If California community colleges are to serve a diverse population of critical thinkers, then every academic theory—even ones that enjoy political support—ought to be open to debate. 

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April 18, 2022

NAS Comments on COVID-19 "Misinformation"

National Association of Scholars

The very concept of misinformation is anathema to any scientific approach to serious health issues like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 15, 2022

Restoring the Endless Frontier?

J. Scott Turner

Vannevar Bush’s vision, while successful in many ways, has made science too focused on productivity. We must restore the ethic of discovery to scientific research.

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April 14, 2022

The Real Meaning of “Social and Emotional Learning”

John D. Sailer

Social and Emotional Learning is everywhere. But its ambiguous definition invites “concept creep,” and the concept has come to justify ever more ideological activities.

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April 13, 2022

Membership Action Item: Opportunity to Protect Title IX Due Process

Teresa R. Manning

The Biden Administration is scheduling public comment sessions for a possible revision of the 2020 Devos Title IX reform rule. This is your opportunity to speak up for due process protections!

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