May 23, 2024

VIDEO: The Future of Accreditation

National Association of Scholars

Listen in as we discuss the history and future of accreditation in higher education.

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May 22, 2024

States Lead a Happy Title IX Revolt

Teresa R. Manning

Since the Biden Education Department announced its disastrous new Title IX rule, 26 states have filed lawsuits saying the new rule violates not only the United States Constitution and t......

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May 22, 2024

Applause for Iowa House File 2545

National Association of Scholars

House File 2545 details at length what Iowa social studies standards should look like. In doing so, it sketches a necessary and wonderful strengthening of Iowa’s public K-12 social studies educa......

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May 21, 2024

Forgive and Forget?

Kali Jerrard

While some may be eager to forgive and forget loan debts, those who care about the integrity of higher education must continue to speak up.

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May 21, 2024

Press Release: Scholars File Amicus Brief in Support of Boston Parent Coalition

National Association of Scholars

The brief argues that BPS’s actions violate the Equal Protection Clause. The Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York, an Asian-American civil rights organization, cosigned the ami......

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May 17, 2024

VIDEO: Mind Parasites?

National Association of Scholars

Why do bad ideas spread so rapidly? Do bad ideas spread as a kind of malignant mind-worm pandemic? Listen in on our latest episode of Restoring the Sciences to find out.

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May 16, 2024

Letter: Comment on Virginia 2018 Science Standards of Learning

National Association of Scholars and Freedom in Education

Virginia's 2018 Science Standards are much better than the Next Generation Science Standards, but still fall short of providing schools and teachers the guidance they need.

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May 16, 2024

Letter: Comment on Idaho Academic Standards for Social Studies

National Association of Scholars and The Civics Alliance

The Idaho Department of Education has produced Social Studies Standards far better than those of other states. However, they would benefit from additional revision to ensure the best po......

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May 15, 2024

Resource: Reports and Studies on DEI

National Association of Scholars

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has been the focus of many reports and studies over the last few years. Here, we collect links to all those studies for the benefit of other researchers. 

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May 7, 2024

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Creating Students, Not Activists

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activ......

March 9, 2024

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

April 20, 2024

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The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

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May 15, 2015

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 12, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...

September 21, 2010

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....