June 7, 2023

MTC: Affirmative Action Forever

Hamadryad

In a 2003 Supreme Court decision, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor famously said, “We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary.” Five years to go and … fat c......

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April 28, 2023

Statement: Comments on College Board Duplicity in Florida

National Association of Scholars

The NAS is keeping an eye on the College Board as it continues its efforts in Florida to radicalize curriculum.

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May 11, 2023

MTC: Educating for American Ignorance

Robert Weissberg

When it comes to civic literacy, the average American is hardly a rocket scientist—and the problem seems to be getting worse. This is, of course, not exactly news for experienced professors who regula......

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March 28, 2023

Article: Letter: Comments on Indiana Social Studies Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

The draft Indiana Social Studies Standards provides a solid basis for social studies instruction, although they would still benefit from systematic revision.

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March 21, 2023

MTC: On Standardized Testing, the Elites Have It Wrong

Wenyuan Wu

Since the University of Chicago pioneered the test-optional movement in 2018 by dropping the SAT and the ACT from its undergraduate admissions requirements—ostensibly to “level the playing field”—1,84......

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March 8, 2023

Article: Letter: Comments on Draft Tennessee Social Studies Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

Tennessee's draft Social Studies Standards provides a solid basis for social studies instruction.

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March 21, 2023

MTC: To Fix Student Loans, Keep It Simple

Neetu Arnold

In “How To Fix Student Loans—Permanently,” Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity Senior Fellow Preston Cooper proposes an alternative solution to the Biden administration’s expensive student lo......

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March 11, 2023

MTC: Get a Vision. Get Off Your Cellphone. Get to Work.

Gregory J. Rummo

“I think that you appreciate that there are extraordinary men and women and extraordinary moments when history leaps forward on the backs of these individuals, that what can be imagined can be achieve......

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March 7, 2023

MTC: In the Face of Indoctrination: Fight, Not Flight

Wenyuan Wu

“The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln By the time an American kid graduates from high school, to what extent has he......

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December 9, 2022

MTC: Colleges Helped Cause the Enrollment Crash

Alexander Riley

There is considerable talk these days about the enrollment crash in higher education, especially in liberal-arts education. The Chronicle of Higher Education has been expressing worry about this crisi......

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