Walton Foundation Taps Wall St...

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By Nathan Harden – This week is National School Choice Week. As usual, there have been rallies in favor of school choice around...

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The Lost History of Western Ci...

Jan 29, 2020 by

By David Randall – The prevailing opinion in our universities is that “Western Civilization” was essentially a wartime...

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Campus Hook-Up Culture and Tit...

Sep 25, 2019 by

The sexual misconduct case of John Doe v. Grinnell College just settled, joining over 200 other such cases vindicating male students...

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Why the Student Loan ‘Cr...

Sep 23, 2019 by

By Zilvinas Silenas – As summer gives way to autumn, millions of young Americans participate in an annual rite: back-to-school....

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Academically Disinclined and F...

Jun 1, 2019 by

By Erin Davis-Valdez – Career and technical education (CTE) used to be called vocational education but was successfully...

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Is It a Free Education You Wan...

May 20, 2019 by

By Luis Farias – Campaign season is fully underway and candidates from all shades of the Democratic political spectrum are...

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Prospective Students, Parents ...

May 5, 2019 by

By Nicole Neily – With National College Decision Day coming up on May 1 (and the admissions cheating scandal dominating...

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Graduation Inflation is Harmin...

Feb 13, 2019 by

By Max Eden – Last month, the Department of Education released data showing that, yet again, American high school graduation...

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What a Title IX Proposal Means...

Feb 9, 2019 by

By Alexandra McPhee – Faith-based educational institutions might see a welcome change in federal regulations on the horizon....

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Rethinking the Purpose of Educ...

Nov 2, 2018 by

By E.J. Hutchinson – If most politicians — on both left and right, “liberal” and “conservative,” Democrat and Republican —...

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Top-Down Education Policy Shou...

Oct 23, 2018 by

By Robert Holland – Two very different approaches to education reform began to take shape almost three decades ago, just one...

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Put an End to Partisan Courses...

Oct 20, 2018 by

By Peter Wood & David Randall – Anti-Kavanaugh activists were caught red-handed last week in a scheme to award academic...

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DC Is Only the Latest ‘M...

Sep 25, 2018 by

By Frederick M. Hess & Connor Kurtz – A wonderful thing about school is that every September promises a fresh start. That...

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Civics Education Should Focus ...

Sep 16, 2018 by

By John Muresianu – One perceived upside of the Trump administration has been an increase in political and civic engagement,...

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National Academic Standards Ha...

Apr 17, 2018 by

By Jonathan Butcher – We all want students to succeed, so the publication of national test results naturally launches a...

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An Education Policy Cheat Shee...

Mar 25, 2018 by

By Michael J. Petrilli – This year will feature a whopping 36 governors’ races, half of which are wide open, with incumbents...

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Is the Smarter Balanced Nation...

Jan 4, 2018 by

By Douglas J. McRae & Williamson M. Evers – Across the country, 14 states used the federally-funded Smarter Balanced tests...

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How the Kauffman Foundation Is...

Nov 23, 2017 by

By Brandon Ott – Aaron North and Larry Jacob of the Kauffman Foundation explain how the Kauffman Foundation is taking a...

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When Quality Education Becomes...

Oct 25, 2017 by

By Jonathan Butcher – Surveys of our men and women in uniform indicate that finding a quality education for their children is a...

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Udacity Adapts Courses to Chan...

May 3, 2017 by

By Christopher Beach – In the fall of 2016, online educator Udacity announced the launch of a “nanodegree” program for...

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