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March 7, 2024

Proven Results: Highlighting the Benefits of Charter Schools for Students and Families

In 2002, I became a fifth-grade teacher at the lowest-performing public school in the South Bronx, New York City’s lowest-performing school district. A mere 16 percent of PS 277 students…

March 6, 2024

Caitlin Clark and Civil Society

…radar. Just like basketball taking off in Indiana—and giving us Hall of Famers Larry Bird from French Lick and Oscar Robertson from Indianapolis—women’s basketball emerging in Iowa seems a mystery….

February 8, 2024

CTC Expansion Rooted in Desire to Roll Back Work-based Welfare

…providing the CTC to non-working parents. For example, in 2018 Robert Greenstein, president of the liberal Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, and others proposed increasing the CTC and making…

January 26, 2024

Please Congress: Make Fiscal Sanity a Priority

…let parents claim eligibility based on current or prior year of earnings. This loosening of income requirements would finance less work by low-income parents according to analysis by AEI scholars. Furthermore, as Heritage’s Robert

January 19, 2024

The Case for Curriculum

Since A Nation at Risk, Education Reform Efforts Have Mostly Stopped at the Classroom Door Executive Summary Decades of education reform have left policymakers, educators, and students alike fatigued and unimpressed….

January 2, 2024

Billionaire-Built Cities Would Be Better Than Nothing

…Philip Johnson and Robert A.M. Stern. (Disney has sold off most of its holdings.) Not far from Seoul, the Songdo International Business District was developed by a consortium of real…

December 18, 2023

No Excuses Now for NYCHA

…the sites of neighborhoods that the city’s Slum Clearance Committee, headed by Robert Moses, demolished without consulting the public. Today, however, NYCHA has limited resources, and residents are not necessarily…

December 14, 2023

Harnessing Tailwinds on State and Local Land-Use Reform: A Bipartisan Playbook

Robert Doar, President, American Enterprise Institute Will Marshall, President, Progressive Policy Institute 11:10 a.m. Panel I: How We Got into the Housing Policy Mess and Why We Need to Fix…

December 13, 2023

Stronger Families, Safer Streets

…family. Drawing on the work of scholars like Harvard sociologist Robert Sampson—who found that “(f)amily structure is one of the strongest, if not the strongest, predictors of … urban violence…

November 14, 2023

The Comeback City

…the process of change. Don’t expect it to take less than thirty years.”3 Read the full report. Sam Roberts, “Given New York Today, Could Anyone Lead It?,” New York Times,…