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Summer 2016 Issue of Academic Questions

The latest issue of Academic Questions is now available >

The Disappearing Continent

A critique of the College Board's revised AP European History exam

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Books With Spines: Good Teachers

What are the best books about being too darn hot? 

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The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom

The NAS published a major statement on the purposes of higher education.

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Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars

Ashley Thorne

Executive Director, National Association of Scholars

Rachelle Peterson

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Michael Toscano

Director of Research, National Association of Scholars

Glenn Ricketts

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Students at Virginia Tech and other universities are being "nudged" into diversity with a new and costly not-for-credit course. 

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Join us in Oklahoma this January as we celebrate our thirtieth anniversary. Paul Rahe will give the keynote address. 

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NAS's twenty-first and final entry in its Books With Spines series. Join us in selecting books about Good Teachers.

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The University of Cape Town has dealt another blow to academic freedom. 

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