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ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

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America Has to Stop Paying Lip Service to STEM

December 15, 2015 by Eric Bledsoe |

Peruse any news or education policy site today, regardless of its political bias, and you'll hear a common narrative: the U.S. is not preparing today's students for tomorrow's jobs. Almost anyone… Continue Reading >>

US News Rankings Miss the Mark, Value Reputation over Education

September 9, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

The (in)famous US News & World Report annual college rankings listContinue Reading >>

The Wall Street Journal on Accreditation Reform

January 15, 2013 by William Gonch|

Last week you read about the “crisis of accreditation” in higher ed, which works, in short, like this:

First Amendment Ignored on College Campuses

December 19, 2012 by William Gonch|

On December 18th, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) released its annual study, Spotlight on Speech Codes 2013. … Continue Reading >>

Jacques Barzun, Renowned Scholar and Member of ACTA’s National Council, Dies at 104

October 26, 2012 |

Jacques Barzun, one of the 20th century’s greatest public intellectuals and a dear friend of ACTA, passed away Thursday evening in San Antonio, TX, where he had lived for the last eighteen… Continue Reading >>

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