What would be the tradeoffs of canceling this spring's state tests? My friend and AEI colleague Nat Malkus has a few thoughts on that count that are well worth sharing.
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October 12, 2017
Today, let's set aside the Beltway stuff to talk a bit about that sign and what lately strikes me as the remarkably promiscuous use of that term—white supremacist—in education circles.
October 02, 2017
DeVos' remarks were much more "tread carefully" than "go for it." That seems a healthy evolution.
February 06, 2017
The hard-and-fast lines we have drawn between "public" and "private" education are a lot blurrier and a lot less useful than we pretend—and have been for some time now.
January 30, 2017
Whatever one thinks of DeVos's school choice views, the most important question for a U.S. Secretary of Education is how she intends to use that office to promote the things she believes in. And that question has received astonishingly little attention.
January 17, 2017
I've got no quarrel with those who oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos. I have a big problem, though, with those who can't leave it at that.