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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 27, 2016
Humor and gravity.
September 27, 2016
Please disagree with this critical review.

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May 1, 2007
Many of the quick fixes being promoted by pundits and others will not prevent future tragedies, and will shift needed funds away from mental health needs, writes Brett A. Sokolow.
May 1, 2007
Beware of policies that add to the stigma facing students with mental illness or to the barriers to their educations, writes Karen Bower.
April 30, 2007
Daniel H. Weiss considers some of the key questions facing liberal arts colleges -- and all of higher education.
April 27, 2007
Steven J. Bell critiques his fellow librarians on the state of their profession's debates (or lack thereof).
April 26, 2007
All Texas parents keep a watchful eye on their progeny's performance in high school, knowing that a "top 10 percent" class rank guarantees admission to the state college of their choice. There are variants in other states, but this is the best known. Acclaimed by many for opening doors to higher education for disadvantaged students at the state's most prestigious university, the program is now the target of sharp criticism from the University of Texas at Austin.

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