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April 11, 2024

What a New Report on 10 years of AI Research Reveals

…personal control. As we stand on the brink of a new era in the workforce and the economy at large, the message is clear: When it comes to the future of work,…

April 11, 2024

The “Case for Curriculum” Is about Reducing Teachers’ Workload

Last weekend, I gave a talk at the U.S. ResearchEd conference in Greenwich, Connecticut, on “The Case for Curriculum,” based on a paper I wrote for Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, which was published this week at The…

April 11, 2024

The Right Has an Opportunity to Rethink Education in America

…commitment to rigor, excellence, and merit is a value that conservatives should unabashedly champion. And talk about an easy sell! More than 80 percent of Americans say standardized tests like…

April 10, 2024

Biden Irresponsibly Encourages Borrowers to Enroll in SAVE Plan

…of dollars (at least) without explicit Congressional authorization. While establishing standing will be critical to the success of this suit, their argument is compelling: Forgiveness will negatively affect their tax…

April 9, 2024

The Case for Curriculum Reform

The education reform movement over the past few decades has focused on standardized testing, accountability, and programs to transform the teacher workforce. During this time, there was surprisingly little conversation…

April 9, 2024

The Child Tax Credit: My Long-Read Q&A with Kevin Corinth

…this new plan affect that, the Wyden-Smith plan? There’s a pretty large standard deduction. So if you don’t have earnings of, say, $25,000, then you don’t pay any federal income…

April 3, 2024

The Fearless Fund, DEI, and Attacks on Philanthropic Freedom

…and being full participants in the economy. But where would the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights stand if the Fearless program were limited only to white people? It would likely…

April 3, 2024

School Absenteeism Has Become A Big Problem. But We Can Do Something About It.

…than one superintendent who insisted they can’t be responsible for ensuring students make it to school. Malkus rejects that stance, urging school and community leaders to reset expectations and “make…

March 28, 2024

Finally, a Chance to Start Getting Higher Ed Right

…of some of the nation’s most prestigious universities, the blatant and unrepentant campus antisemitism on display, and the laughably hypocritical double standards applied to speech have illustrated the problems in…

March 27, 2024

Perspectives on Place-Based Policy: Strategies for Workforce and Economic Development

Opportunity varies by place in the US, with the lowest levels of opportunity in states in the former Confederacy and American Indian reservations. Rural America faces unique challenges in relative…