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Put an End to Partisan Courses at Public Universities

Oct 12, 2018 by David Randall, Peter Wood |

Universities shouldn't pay students to engage in political activism. 

Is Service-Learning a Disservice to Philosophy?

Jul 23, 2018 by NAS |

NAS member Spencer Case writes on the use of service-learning in philosophy.

Reviving the American History for Freedom Program

Jul 12, 2018 by Steve Balch |

Former NAS President Steve Balch writes on the efforts to revive and refund AHF.

The Real Fallout From High School Walkouts

Mar 08, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Writing at Minding the Campus, NAS President Peter Wood discusses how student walkouts subordinate education to the quest for power.

The Oscars, Oppression, and Our Mal-educated Citizenry

Mar 05, 2018 by Keli Carender |

The Oscars are yet another example of how American civics education has been corrupted.

Civics Education Must Be Liberal Education

Oct 16, 2017 by Ian Lindquist |

Ian Lindquist writes on the flaws of civics education, and on how it can be improved.

The New Civics Pushes Progressive Advocacy Through Service Learning

Jul 20, 2017 by David Randall |

David Randall examines a few case studies of New Civics programs in Indiana.

The New Civics: Using ‘Service Learning’ to Teach Progressive Advocacy

Apr 13, 2017 by David Randall |

David Randall writes about the New Civics in Oklahoma.

David Randall Speaks at AEI

Feb 23, 2017 by NAS |

Director of Communications David Randall speaks on Making Citizens at the American Enterprise Institute.

David Randall Concludes his Conversation in Education Week with Harry Boyte

Feb 15, 2017 by NAS |

David Randall concludes his conversation with Harry Boyte and Deborah Meier at Education Week.

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