December 2, 2020

Walter E. Williams: What I've Learned About Teaching Well

Walter E. Williams

In remembrance of a great economist and professor, we republish Prof. Williams' essay of advice to any future educator who wants to teach well.

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December 1, 2020

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

John David

UPDATED 12/01/20: We’re tracking American professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

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December 1, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Rule by Bureaucracy

John David

Higher ed administrators have kept busy lining their own pockets at the expense of faculty, students, and “non-essential” staff at all levels of the university.

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November 30, 2020

University Administrators’ Pandemic Power Grab

Neetu Arnold

Universities are taking advantage of the pandemic to "hollow out the middle," that is, to defenestrate full-time and tenured faculty from their positions of influence in the university.

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November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

John David

Even in this rollercoaster of a year, there is still much for which we may be thankful. Here are our top five encouraging higher ed developments from 2020.

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November 24, 2020

NAS Publishes New Report, "Disfigured History"

John David

In this comprehensive study, NAS Director of Research David Randall analyzes how the College Board severely mishandles U.S., European, and modern world history through its AP courses and exams.

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November 20, 2020

U.S. Education Reform is Necessary for International Security

John David

The State Department has released a new report titled "The Elements of the China Challenge," which examines the global threats posed by the CCP and sets forth goals to counteract it.

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November 18, 2020

Scholars: Replace the College Board with New Providers of Standardized Tests

National Association of Scholars

The College Board, the company behind the SAT and AP exams, continues to revise its advanced placement history exams to forward a skewed history that supports a progressive political agenda, says a ne...

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November 17, 2020

Circuit Court Upholds Race Preferences in Admissions

John David

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Harvard's admissions practices, claiming that there is "no error" in them.

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November 17, 2020

America Wasn’t Founded on Slavery in 1619 — but on Pilgrims’ Ideals Written in 1620

Peter Wood

Plymouth, not Jamestown, was the real beginning of America, argues NAS President Peter Wood in his new book, "1620,"  a comprehensive takedown of the New York Times' 1619 Project.

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October 6, 2020

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Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

August 3, 2020

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A Canceled Music Theorist Responds

What does "systemic racism" have to do with music theory? Some claim that they are deeply intertwined. Dr. Timothy Jackson argued against this view and was promptly canceled....

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May 15, 2015

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

November 17, 2020

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America Wasn’t Founded on Slavery in 1619 — but on Pilgrims’ Ideals Written in 1620

Plymouth, not Jamestown, was the real beginning of America, argues NAS President Peter Wood in his new book, "1620,"  a comprehensive takedown of the New York Times' 1619 Pr...

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10 Reasons Not to Go to College

A sampling of arguments for the idea that college may not be for everyone....