Explore the debate and science of Core Curriculum.

September 15, 2016

How Diversity Came to Mean 'Downgrade the West'

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

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May 2, 2016

Update on the State of Western Civilization at Stanford

Stanford Review Editorial Board

Earlier this year the Stanford Review petitioned for a Western Civilization course requirement in the University's core curriculum. Their Editorial Board provides an update on the initiative.

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December 16, 2014

Video Coverage of Common Core Debate at St. Francis College

National Association of Scholars

St. Francis College recently hosted a debate on the Common Core between NAS President Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern. Video coverage of the full event is availabl......

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July 21, 2014

Building a Community?

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. 

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February 12, 2014

Rise Up, UNC Alumni

George Leef

Alumni should insist that the University of North Carolina do something about its weak general education requirements, writes alum Arch Allen.

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February 6, 2014

From Democritus to Disney: ACTA Charts Academic Devolution of Elite Colleges

Marilee Turscak

The ACTA's examination of America's top-ranked liberal arts colleges reveals a deemphasis on fundamental subjects. 

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January 28, 2014

Carving Out the Core: A Former Homeschooler’s Perspective on the CCSS

Marilee Turscak

How will the inclusion of Core material in standardized tests affect the nation's homeschool population? 

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January 8, 2014

Public Virtue in a Republic: The Starting Point for a Common Core

George Seaver

George Seaver writes that we must practice a common teaching of public virtue if we are to sustain our republic.

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