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Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Scholars applaud Supreme Court for upholding Michigan racial preferences ban.

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Inequality or Crying Wolf?

The spring 2014 issue of AQ examines the academy's preoccupation with inequality.

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WHAT THE COMMON CORE WILL DO TO COLLEGES

The Common Core's standards amount to an assault on the college curriculum.

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George Leef

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Social Scientists Vs. Climate Change

Apr 24, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

Rachelle DeJong live-blogs a conference at The New School on how to get people to live "greener" lives"

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Dartmouth’s Freedom Budget: Peaceful Protest, or Intolerant Tolerance?

Apr 23, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon hopes to tame the tempers of Freedom Budget activists, but it remains to be seen whether he can truly transform the college.

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Scholars Applaud Supreme Court for Upholding Michigan Racial Preferences Ban

Apr 22, 2014 by NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS praises the Court's decision to sustain a measure against racial discrimination in college admissions. 

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Happy Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014 by Rachelle DeJong |

How many institutions of higher education are celebrating Earth Day?

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Unpersuasive book argues that higher education should have a leftist bias

Apr 23, 2014 by George Leef |

"It reminds me of Don Quixote. Lazere wants his friends to see how gloriously he jousts with and punctures all those horrible right-wingers. But Cervantes’s novel is entertaining; the pages of this book are pointless and screechy."

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Prager U: The Government vs. the American Character

Apr 22, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Explosions in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other welfare programs are changing the American character for the worse—from one that focuses on individual responsibility and giving, to one that focuses on consumption.

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Are young Americans who don’t go to college “penalizing” themselves?

Apr 21, 2014 by George Leef |

College degrees aren't becoming more valuable, but their glut is confining those who don't have them to a shrinking, low-pay sector of the labor market.

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Brandeis Ought to Be Ashamed

Apr 14, 2014 by George Leef |

In its failure to engage a pluralism of views, Brandeis has reinforced a bad trend in American education.

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