Sep 01, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
Ashley Thorne argues that college common readings need to challenge students intellectually - and that graphic novels don't do that.
Oct 30, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |
Renowned essayist Joseph Epstein reflects on NAS's latest report on college freshman reading.
Jul 21, 2014 by Anthony Esolen |
Anthony Esolen, Professor of English at Providence College and translator of classic works, discusses how a classical common core promotes intellectual life, communion, and wonder.
Jun 30, 2014 by NAS |
Members of the NAS staff share their summer reading lists and offer book recommendations.
Jun 18, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |
We invite NAS readers to submit reflections on older books.
Jan 10, 2014 by George Leef |
Many of whom struggle with and dislike reading, and professor Tom Bertonneau writes about the decline of literacy in America.
Sep 19, 2013 by Tessa Carter |
Professor Robert Frost on poetry and education.
Sep 18, 2013 by Tessa Carter |
Join the conversation around NAS's August report Beach Books 2012-2013.
Sep 05, 2013 by William H. Young |
William Young explains why a uniformly rigorous core curriculum will produce the best results for all students, irrespective of their social backgrounds.
Aug 30, 2013 by Ashley Thorne |
It's never too early to introduce students to classic reads.
Aug 27, 2013 by NAS |
Readers respond to Ashley Thorne's analysis of common reading at American colleges and universities.
Aug 22, 2013 by William H. Young |
William Young discusses the serious decline in literacy and quantitative skills among students currently entering college.
Aug 19, 2013 Ashley Thorne, Crystal Plum, Peter Wood, Tessa Carter |
A report on the books assigned in 2012–2013 as "common reading."
Aug 08, 2013 by William H. Young |
William Young examines the proposed CCSS approach to reading and textual analysis.
Aug 01, 2013 by William H. Young |
Wiliam Young examines the controversy over CCSS proposals for K‒12 reading content.