Department of Education

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DeVos Rescinds Disastrous “Dear Colleague” Policy on Campus Sexual Misconduct

Sep 25, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has rescinded the Obama Administration's 2011 Dear Colleague Letter.

NAS Applauds Secretary DeVos’s Decision on Title IX

Sep 08, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: The NAS welcomes Secretary DeVos's decision to rescind the Obama administration's lawless interpretation of Title IX.

Doing More with Less

Aug 15, 2017 by Richard Vedder |

In the Fall 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30 no. 3), Richard Vedder describes the harms done to higher education by federal involvement and offers some solutions going forward.

NAS Advocates for Higher Education Act Reform

Mar 01, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS advocates for reforming the Higher Education Act through the "Freedom to Learn Amendments," leading over 100 signatories in a call for change.

The Freedom to Learn Amendments 2.0

Feb 22, 2017 by NAS |

The National Association of Scholars has refined its proposed revisions to the Higher Education Act. What recommendations would you give to Congress?

The Freedom to Learn Amendments (Preliminary Draft)

Feb 16, 2017 by NAS |

The National Association of Scholars proposes revisions to the Higher Education Act. What recommendations would you give to Congress?

NAS Responds to DeVos’s Confirmation

Feb 07, 2017 by NAS |

The National Association of Scholars comments on Betsy DeVos as the new Secretary of Education.

My Counsel to President-elect Trump on American Higher Education

Dec 05, 2016 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood offers the president-elect suggestions for the direction of higher education in the United States.

More OCR Follies

Aug 15, 2016 by Peter Wood |

A call for Congress to rein in the rogue Department of Education.

Summer 2016 Academic Questions: Infringements

Jun 27, 2016 by NAS |

The new issue of Academic Questions features essays depicting intrusions on free inquiry, freedom of thought, freedom to teach, and freedom to learn.

The Office for Civil Rights Overreaches on Transgender Mandate

Jun 06, 2016 by NAS |

Peter Wood signs an open letter calling on American civic leaders to uphold the rule of law and to protect the privacy and safety of the American public.

Safe Spaces or Free Speech? Intellectual Freedom and the Modern Campus

Apr 15, 2016 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood discusses the tension between safe spaces and free speech, clarifying the importance of intellectual freedom. 

Peter Wood: “The Common Core Is Dead”

Apr 07, 2016 by Peter Wood |

Do Common Core State Standards make sense to you? How do they affect you and your children? NAS President Peter Wood gets to the core of the matter. 

College Scorecard: How Much Will You Earn?

Oct 02, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood examines the fuzzy numbers of the U.S. Department of Education's new College Scorecard.

Indiana Teachers Union Opposing Sensible Reform

May 28, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

The Indiana State Teachers Association is opposing a proposal to grant teaching licenses to college graduates with good grades and work experience.

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