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February 21, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews a crop of upcoming books focused on anger.
February 20, 2020
Income-driven repayment plans are a crucial safety net for student loan borrowers, but they include well-known design flaws. Jessica Thompson and Michele Streeter write about bipartisan solutions to improve the plans.
February 19, 2020
What appeared during the 1980s to be an invigorating and just revision of a narrow curriculum has turned out to be no curriculum at all, writes Mark Bauerlein.

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February 20, 2020
In an age of adjunctification, is it even possible to discuss extending the protections of academic freedom to alternative academics?
February 20, 2020
Can you reject your profs’ opinions and still expect to be welcomed into the academy?
February 20, 2020
Better ways to embed dialogue and interaction into asynchronous online classes.

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January 24, 2020
Peter Pomerantsev's This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality demonstrates that one variety of globalization is compatible with economic protectionism, cultural isolationism and an obsession with national sovereignty, Scott McLemee writes.
January 23, 2020
Jeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree.
January 22, 2020
Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.
January 21, 2020
Liberal arts colleges can save themselves -- and perhaps our democracy -- by mining their backyards for and educating more students from working-class backgrounds via a new degree option, Rob Fried and Eli Kramer write.
January 21, 2020
Don't dwell on the Varsity Blues scandal, writes Ben Paris. Focus on the ways there are advantages, in plain sight, to cheat.

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