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April 3, 2024

Feds Should Take a Big Step Back on Student Loans

…aligned. Borrowers don’t want to take out loans they can’t afford to repay and lenders don’t want to give out money they don’t expect to be paid back. Of course,…

March 31, 2024

Can Local Journalism Be Saved?

…project is ambitious in scope and complex in design. Participants in the so-called NewsMatch program, including the MacArthur, Ford, Carnegie, Robert Wood Johnson, and Hewlett Foundations, join the New York Times to…

March 27, 2024

Narcan Babies

…on the organization’s website recently showed a few dozen individuals wearing shirts that say, “Don’t Talk to Cops.” (The group has received seven grants from the Ford Foundation since 2006)….

March 26, 2024

Reading Scores Have Plunged Since the Pandemic. What This Senator Wants to Do About That

…may not be able to find or afford a school that provides the proper, tailored education. We need to have a 21st-century approach to literacy and dyslexia based on science,…

March 19, 2024

Getting K–12 Right

Event Summary On March 19, Louisiana State Superintendent Cade Brumley, Nicole Neily of Parents Defending Education, and Derrell Bradford of 50CAN joined AEI’s Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane…

March 14, 2024

The “No Excuses” Model Is Due for a Renaissance

…critics and recapturing what the phrase meant in its original coinage. David Whitman captured the mindset well in his 2008 Fordham Institute book Sweating the Small Stuff: a belief that “disorder, not…

March 14, 2024

A Crucial Fix For Rent Regulation

…such as lead paint removal, or investments such as new boilers or roofs. The law has led small property owners especially to respond by taking apartments they can’t afford to…

March 11, 2024

Taking On the College Cartel

…donors founded 11 universities that are today ranked among the nation’s top twenty, including such famous names as Stanford, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Chicago. We’ve fallen out of…

March 8, 2024

Jason Kelce, Family Man

In his tear-filled farewell speech, Jason Kelce brought his 13-year NFL career to a close by underlining what really mattered in life: marriage and family. The longtime Philadelphia Eagles player, who made the…

March 6, 2024

It’s Time to Scrap the Federal Student Loan Program

…cost. Colleges, in turn, have even less reason to try to control prices. It’s time to retire the whole apparatus. But is that even feasible? How would students afford college?…