March 12, 2009

Supply for Econ 101 Hits the Floor; Could Demand Go Up?

Ashley Thorne

Now is the perfect time for college students to learn economics.

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March 11, 2009

Shopping Spree

Peter Wood

Higher education needs to spend many unbudgeted billions by the end of this month. Will you help?

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March 11, 2009

Charles Murray and Progressive Education-Part 3

Tom Wood

In the conclusion of this three-part series, Tom Wood discovers an unexpected affinity beteen Charles Murray and the "progressive" educators.

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March 10, 2009

Banquet Luncheon and Awards Presentation

At our national conference in January 2009, NAS presented awards to outstanding individuals who contributed to the defense of academic freedom, intellectual culture, and education reform. This year......

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March 10, 2009

Tuesday Tirades

Peter Wood

Science, Victimology, Grrr, Includer-in-Chief, Liberal Ed on the Brink, Lessons

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March 10, 2009

Charles Murray and Progressive Education-Part 2

Tom Wood

In the second of this three-part series, Tom Wood connects Thorndike's theory (that all training is specific to the task at hand, and that there is no transfer of learning from one practice or f......

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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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