October 24, 2022

Academic Questions: The Human Intelligence Debate

Richard P. Phelps

A review of "In the Know: Debunking 35 Myths about Human Intelligence," by Russell T. Warne, Cambridge University Press, 2020, pp. 418, $99 hardcover, $25.99 paperback, $21 e-book.

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October 24, 2022

Academic Questions: The Invention of Foreign Language “Learning Disability”

Richard L. Sparks

Research on “Foreign Language” disability offers strong evidence that the growth in the “learning disability” diagnosis owes more to its usefulness in masking educational under......

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September 29, 2022

Article: Open Letter Urging Kentucky to Further Revise Its Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

A group of Kentucky citizens has sent an open letter to the Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education stating their support of the recommendations in the NAS/Civics Alliance lette......

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October 1, 2022

MTC: Professorship Application Rewards Hostility to ‘Western Scientific Ways of Knowing’

Hans Bader

If you are hostile to “western scientific ways of knowing,” such as objectivity and the scientific method, that will help you get a job in the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Department at the Univer......

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September 2, 2022

MTC: Higher Ed Discovers the Joys of Sex

Robert Weissberg

Colleges and universities were once bare-bones places. Dorm rooms had all the charm of a Motel 6 and school-run cafeterias were comparable to those in high school. Recreation was, maybe, a TV room and......

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August 19, 2022

Article: Diversity Statements, State Standards, and More Harry Trumans

John D. Sailer

From cutting-edge reports to model legislation, the Civics Alliance continues to produce work that demonstrates the need for civics education reform in America.

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July 23, 2022

MTC: Jack Miller Center Announces New President, Aggressive National Civics Education Plan

Mike Sabo

As part of an ambitious, five-year strategic plan to reinvigorate a civic education grounded in American founding principles and history, the Jack Miller Center has named Hans Zeiger as its next presi......

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July 5, 2022

Article: Happy Independence Day from NAS!

Marina Ziemnick

America has a storied history full of highs and lows, and at the National Association of Scholars, we believe that our nation’s history is worth learning and celebrating.

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June 22, 2022

Event: American Birthright: Online Launch Event

National Association of Scholars

Join the Civics Alliance on Monday, June 27th, at 2pm ET for the virtual launch of "American Birthright: The Civics Alliance’s Model K-12 Social Studies Standards."

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July 19, 2022

MTC: Can America Pay Its Way to Civic Learning?

Wenyuan Wu

The Civics Secures Democracy Act (CSDA), a bill that was reintroduced in the U.S. Senate last month under the auspices of bipartisanship, represents a federal legislative push to expand and upgrade K-......

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