November 10, 2020

California Voters Reject Prop. 16

David Acevedo

How could a state like California, one that is thought to be so progressive, reject an “affirmative action” measure like Prop. 16 by such a wide margin?

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November 5, 2020

Mapping Higher Education's Future After the Election

National Association of Scholars

How can American higher education best pursue the American national interest? What does that challenge look like in the wake of 2020? Join us for a webinar on November 12th to find out. 

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November 4, 2020

California Votes to Keep Ban on Race and Sex Discrimination

National Association of Scholars

Proposition 16 has failed to pass in California, ensuring that the state cannot legally discriminate or grant preferential treatment to people based on race, ethnicity, national origin, or sex.

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November 3, 2020

NAS Releases New Report, “Dear Colleague”

David Acevedo

In this report, NAS Director of Policy Teresa Manning examines the weaponization of Title IX, an equal access law that has morphed into an administrative behemoth of campus sex monitors.

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November 3, 2020

American History and Founders' Month

National Association of Scholars

In the spirit of this month's reflection, we're singling out three Founding Fathers who who represent our nation’s commitment to higher education: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferso...

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October 30, 2020

Senators Question the College Board About Ties to China

Rachelle Peterson

Seven U.S. senators, led by Marsha Blackburn, have mailed a letter to College Board CEO David Coleman, asking him to explain his organization’s close ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

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October 30, 2020

The Improprieties and Unjustness of the Discourse Advocating Woke Agendas

Daniel B. Klein

In a recent lecture, Professor Klein offers a distinction between "calling loudly" and "proffering coolly," modeled after Adam Smith's discussion of the concepts.

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October 29, 2020

Video: Broken: Title IX, Due Process, and the Cost Students Pay

National Association of Scholars

Video of the launch event of Dear Colleague: The Weaponization of Title IX. The event featured Teresa Manning, Cathy Young, and Joseph Roberts. 

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October 29, 2020

Report Finds Title IX Offices are Sex Monitors, not Education Monitors

National Association of Scholars

Title IX, the federal law banning sex discrimination at schools receiving federal funds, has been weaponized by campus administrators and is now used to persecute students accused of sexual misconduct...

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October 28, 2020

Higher Ed Leadership Takes on Racism

National Association of Scholars

UPDATED AND SEARCHABLE: Is your institution one of the 300+ that have published statements condemning "systemic racism" and promising an "anti-racist" future? Click to find out.

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