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May 6, 2024

How Much Are You Willing to Spend on Student Loan Forgiveness?

…becomes taxes you paid, services you might have missed, or debt you will owe. No matter what, you have a share. But how big is your share? Let’s do the…

May 2, 2024

Lives Cut Short: A Project to Document Child Maltreatment Fatalities

…Pennsylvania State University Antonio Garcia, Buckhorn Professor of Social Work, University of Kentucky John Mattingly, Former Commissioner, New York City Administration for Children’s Services Viola Vaughan-Eden, Professor, Ethelyn R. Strong…

May 1, 2024

The closing of the American heart

…from intact families are about four times more likely to graduate from college than they are to spend any time incarcerated. Clearly, marriage and stable families seem to matter for…

April 30, 2024

I’m a Conservative But Defunding NPR Is a Mistake. What Should Happen Instead Might Be Surprising

…of raising funds. Such a decision would have to be the result of action by the Internal Revenue Service—based on such matters as failing to operate in keeping with their exempt…

April 29, 2024

New “Scorecard” Report Promotes Better Use of Data to Prevent Unemployment Fraud

…those data are used to evaluate system functioning, efficiency, and readiness for surges in claims—and to prevent future fraud attacks. In a new follow-on report released today (Measuring What Matters: Context and Recommendations…

April 29, 2024

Measuring What Matters: Context and Recommendations to Improve Reporting on Unemployment Insurance

Key Points This report explores the unemployment insurance system’s current data and performance management practices, including features designed to inform policymakers and the public about deficiencies in the administration of…

April 26, 2024

Washington, District of Benefit Cliffs

As the welfare state expands while policymakers struggle to contain its costs, one unintended result is the creation of significant benefit cliffs. A little-noticed September 2023 report authored by Elias Ilin and Alvaro Sanchez…

April 22, 2024

John Silber, the Campuses Have Need of You

…on somebody else.” Columbia officials might give a similar answer today—if they would take the matter seriously enough to use it as an occasion for just that sort of edifying…

April 22, 2024

The Promise and Peril of Civic Renewal: Richard John Neuhaus, Peter L. Berger, and “To Empower People”

On April 22, AEI and the Ethics & Public Policy Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of Richard John Neuhaus and Peter L. Berger’s 1977 book, To Empower People:…

April 11, 2024

The Right Has an Opportunity to Rethink Education in America

…connect students to their community, promote patriotism, and be open minded towards faith and family. At the same time, of course, educational outcomes matter mightily, for students and the nation. A…