November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

David Acevedo

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"

David Acevedo

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

David Acevedo

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 19, 2020

Video: Becoming a Citizen

National Association of Scholars

Video from the launch of Disfigured History, a report that details the slipshod, politicized history in all three of the College Board’s 2019 revisions to its History Course and Exam.

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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

David Acevedo

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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November 17, 2020

Surprise! Americans Oppose Discrimination

John Rosenberg

When you spell out what "affirmative action" actually entails, Americans of every stripe vote against it. Race and sex preferences only pass when lawmakers obfuscate their true meaning.

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November 16, 2020

An Open Letter to Michael V. Drake, President of the University of California

Peter Wood

After retiring, Professor Joseph Khoury was fired illegally by a UCR administration that appears extraordinarily determined to punish him.

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November 13, 2020

Event: Becoming a Citizen

National Association of Scholars

How do the College Board's new AP exams  distort and politicize history? What can be done about it? Join us on Wednesday, November 18th, at 2 pm ET. 

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