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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Report: The College Board Dumps Historical Accuracy, Embraces Ideology

APEH’s treatment of European history is so twisted that one cannot help but wonder whether its authors wished there had been no United States, at least as it was originally founded. Not only does APEH teach history badly, it seems unable or unwilling to justify its own existence.

Scapegoat or Scandal? When Universities Suffer “Bad Press”

According to a new study from the Harvard Business School, “The Impact of Campus Scandals on College Applications,” by Michael Luca, Patrick Rooney, and Jonathan Smith, “Scandals with a high level of media coverage significantly reduce applications.” What can universities do about it?

Is the Declaration of Independence Based on a Lie?

If we hope to preserve liberty as well as equality, we should take seriously Lincoln’s admonition and restore required study of the Declaration and Constitution at all levels of schooling—not simply in Louisiana, but nationwide.

Texas College: “Judge — and Fund — Us by Our Results”

The Texas Legislature’s decision to base TSTC’s funding upon the earnings of graduates liberated the school. It opened the door for TSTC to employ innovative instructional models, realize efficiencies, and create better operational alignment with the final desired results—student success.