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education reform

At tonight’s Democratic presidential debate, it’s possible that the contenders will be asked something about education. But don’t expect them to say much. All of...
ASMEA

Professor Bernard Lewis and the late Professor Fouad Ajami founded the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) eight years ago...
New Orleans education reform

For a city as infatuated with its old-world charm as New Orleans, institutional change arrives slowly – if ever. Often, it takes a catalyst, sometimes...
education reform

Campbell Brown was once an anchor at CNN and NBC; she is now one of the leading education reformers in America. She's just announced the...

Conservative education reformers are at several distinct disadvantages: union control of public education, the government’s broad power to protect its market dominance, restrictions on leveling...

It is tempting to play one of those “Pop quiz: who said this?” games with Andrew Cuomo’s comments on teachers unions. The Democratic governor of...

In the last couple of days, two quotes from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal made the rounds. Neither quote was particularly noteworthy in itself, but the...

On Thursday, I wrote about the problematic rollout of the Common Core and its parallels to the process by which ObamaCare ran into similar trouble,...

Wherever you stand on the Common Core, an attempt to provide a set of nationwide education standards, it can’t be good news for the program...

There are a number of obstacles to being able to draw generalizations about New York City voters from the results of the mayoral primary elections....

Nathan Heller’s new piece, “Laptop U: Has the Future of Higher Education Moved Online?” is a superb introduction to the debate concerning Massive Open Online...

Let me pose a hypothetical. A young, charismatic Hispanic advocating for more humane immigration policies and against draconian enforcement defeats an aging, white politician in...