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Fall 2016 Academic Questions: Instructive Ideas

Sep 26, 2016 by NAS |

The new issue of Academic Questions features essays that depict neglect in secondary and primary education, and study its effects on the university while offering advice for reform.

Let Us Not to the Teaching of Young Minds Admit Impediment

Sep 26, 2016 by David Randall |

Scott Newstok advises students at Rhodes College to think like Shakespeare.

Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture

Sep 26, 2016 by M. Zuhdi Jasser |

This article on the growing influence of Islam on American charter schools appeared in the "Islam in Scholarship and Education" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 24, no. 1).

#PCSubtitle: Charles Dickens

Sep 26, 2016 by NAS |

What politically correct subtitles can you compose for Charles Dickens' novels? 

Boston Latin Besmirched

Sep 23, 2016 by Jeffrey Zorn |

Jeff Zorn reminisces about his own fruitful education experience at the famous Boston Latin School and discusses how recent racial protests are unfair to the school.

Are Your Kids Getting a Daily Dose of News Propaganda with Their Common Core?

Sep 22, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |

Common Core offers students dumbed down and biased news articles to fill an appetite of "informational texts."

Castro’s Cats: Lessons in Market Economics from the Workers’ Paradise

Sep 22, 2016 by Mark G. Brennan |

Mark G. Brennan relates his observations of a month-long education trip to Cuba where he saw the stultifying hand of Communist ideology on the minds and souls of a population. 

On Reading Old Books

Sep 21, 2016 by Rachelle Peterson |

Are the classics outdated? Four reasons support the reading of old—even flawed—books.

Register for Academic Freedom in the Age of Political Correctness

Sep 20, 2016 by NAS |

Join us on October 5th at the First Things editorial offices in New York City. 

Update the Classics: Add a PC Subtitle

Sep 19, 2016 by NAS |

What progressive lessons can you find hidden in old books? NAS's new satirical contest invites you to add #PCSubtitles to classic texts. 

It’s Something, But It’s Not History: Canadian History In Ontario Schools

Sep 16, 2016 by Butler Schram |

Canada's schools teach anti-Canadian history.

And Shrive You of a Thousand Idle Books

Sep 16, 2016 by Tom Horrell |

Lionel Shriver spoke out in favor of free speech for writers—and got censored.

How Diversity Came to Mean ‘Downgrade the West’

Sep 15, 2016 by Daphne Patai |

Are students gaining anything by replacing the universalism of the West with the particularism of diversity?

APEH: A Critical New Look at the Revised Advanced Placement European History Exam

Sep 14, 2016 by Linda Frey, Marsha Frey |

Professors Linda and Marsha Frey critique the AP European History Course and Exam Description.

Books With Spines: The End

Sep 06, 2016 by NAS |

NAS's last entry in its Books With Spines series.

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