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2/28/20 | The American Interest
In The American Interest, Michael Mandelbaum reviews Anthony Kronman’s The Assault on American Excellence. Mandelbaum’s article is headlined “Political Correctness Threatens American Higher Education.” The review, describes a kind of “tyranny of the majority.” In Education Next, Mark Bauerlein, a professor emeritus of English at Emory University, reviewed the Kronman book in August 2019.
3/2/20 | The New Yorker
The New Yorker has a long and fascinating look at Prep for Prep, a New York-based program that selects minority students for scholarships to highly selective private schools. The article, “Test Case,” is by Vinson Cunningham, who is a graduate of the program. Cunningham mentions Anthony Abraham Jack’s book The Privileged Poor, which was reviewed for Education Next by Mathew Chingos under the headline “Campus Culture Shock.”
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