March 9, 2009

Thirteen Is A Start

Peter Wood

The NAS applauds the Chronicle of Higher Education's awakening to the systematic "mistakes" of American colleges and universities.

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March 7, 2009

Hell for Brunch

Peter Wood

Hell comes to Princeton to discuss campus identity politics, the sustainability movement, and Obama's everyone-goes-to-college plan.

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March 6, 2009

Friday Frenemies

Ashley Thorne

Lesboprof weighs in, Churchill and Ayers, new social justice core, Barbie turns 50, and articles of the day

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March 5, 2009

Thursday Thoughts

Ashley Thorne

Briefly noted: Social change vs. the classics, manliness, suggested articles, P2O defined, and expanding sustainability models.

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March 5, 2009

Education and Intelligence-Part 4:The Flynn Effect

Tom Wood

In the concluding part of this four-part series, Tom Wood examines a paradox at the heart of intelligence testing.

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March 4, 2009

21st Century Ignorance

Peter Wood

A new dictionary of educational lingo misses the latest fad: "21st century skills."

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March 4, 2009

Education and Intelligence--Part 3: Neuroplasticity

Tom Wood

In the third of this four-part series, Tom Wood looks at the "Copernican revolution in the brain sciences."

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March 3, 2009

Academic Freedom Is a Public Trust

Steve Balch

Steve Balch calls for public vigilence against abuses of academic freedom. Here are his remarks on accepting the Jeane Jordon Kirkpatrick Academic Freedom Award from the American Conservative Union Fo......

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March 3, 2009

Education and Intelligence--Part 2

Tom Wood

In the second of this four-part series, Tom Wood compares two key exams, NAEP and CLA. Both show that education improves intelligence.

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Press Release: Confucius Institutes Rebrand to Circumvent U.S. Policy, Report Finds

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