Higher education (page 3)

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    Martin Center Column Explains How Asian Americans Debunk Critical Race Theory

    Kenny Xu writes for the Martin Center about Asian Americans and the controversial Critical Race Theory. Over the past several months, critical race theory (CRT) has become one of the most divisive topics in higher education and in America’s political dialogue. Mainstream liberals have framed the issue as simply…
    Mitch Kokai, August 25, 2021
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    Martin Center Column Probes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Offices

    David Waugh writes for the Martin Center about an influential force on most college campuses. There has been particularly rapid growth over the past two decades in the area focused on the promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on college campuses. Aside from real concerns about the politicized…
    Mitch Kokai, August 23, 2021
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    Martin Center Column Probes History of College Teaching Concerns

    Matthew Stewart writes for the Martin Center about a new book that probes the history of questions  about good college teaching. Each generation returns the same complaints: college teachers drone, college teachers lack creativity and spark, nay, they often lack even rudimentary pedagogical awareness. And since the ascendance of…
    Mitch Kokai, August 20, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Jeff Moore reports for Carolina Journal Online about an epidemic of uncertainty for N.C. college students returning to campus. Woody White’s CJ Opinion asks whether television character Ted Lasso represents a “modern-day legislator.”…
    Mitch Kokai, August 20, 2021
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    Martin Center Column Probes Fight Against Critical Race Theory

    William Jacobson writes for the Martin Center about the importance of battling Critical Race Theory in education. The column is based on a recent speech to state legislators from across the country. Now, I know you probably thought you were coming to a meeting to talk about educational policy,…
    Mitch Kokai, August 18, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Donna King writes for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. bills that would remove barriers to entry for cosmetology jobs. A CJ Opinion article urges N.C. policymakers not to manufacture a state energy crisis. Andy Taylor’s CJ Opinion says the Nikole Hannah-Jones debacle at UNC-Chapel Hill shines a…
    Mitch Kokai, August 17, 2021
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    Martin Center Column Reviews Proposals for Renewing Universities

    Anthony Hennen writes for the Martin Center about competing ideas for improving universities. Conservative thinkers are mostly united on the need for reforming the American college system, but they’re divided on how to do it. It can be hard to pin down, exactly, what is to be done, as…
    Mitch Kokai, August 16, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on UNC-dependent Chapel Hill. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why everyone favors limits on democracy.
    Mitch Kokai, August 16, 2021