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Applauding Stanley Fish

September 9, 2009 by Charles Mitchell|

Over at Minding the Campus, ACTA friend Mark Bauerlein has a must-read column on famed academic Stanley Fish,… Continue Reading >>

Restoring a Core

September 1, 2009 by David Azerrad|

In light of the findings in our recent What Will They Learn? report that many of our leading universities… Continue Reading >>

Informed Citizenship and the Core Curriculum

August 27, 2009 by David Azerrad|

Writing in the Peoria Journal Star, Phil Luciano hones in one of the key findings of… Continue Reading >>

Another Yalie Speaks His Mind

August 26, 2009 by David Azerrad|

Our friends at Minding the Campus have published a Yale student's reflections on his… Continue Reading >>

“You Know You Are Getting Somewhere When…”

August 26, 2009 by Charles Mitchell|

Over at Critical Mass, ACTA research fellow Erin O'Connor has written an excellent response to Stanley… Continue Reading >>

The $35,000+ Cafeterias

August 24, 2009 by David Azerrad|

One of the most interesting findings in What Will They Learn?, our just-released report on general education… Continue Reading >>

A Recent Graduate’s Perspective

August 20, 2009 by Charles Mitchell|

Yesterday, ACTA held a press conference at the National Press Club to launch our new college-guide website, WhatWillTheyLearn.com. One of… Continue Reading >>

What the Rankings Won’t Tell You

August 19, 2009 by David Azerrad|

With the launch today of our college guide website WhatWillTheyLearn.com, ACTA gives parents and students information on colleges and universities… Continue Reading >>

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