The conventional wisdom was that Boehner's exit makes the odds of ESEA reauthorization much longer. I see things a little differently.
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September 28, 2015
September 17, 2015
This was shaping up to be a remarkably fruitful year for conservative thinking on education, but this all changed with the ascendance of Donald Trump.
March 09, 2015
Republican nominees for 2016 must explain to voters how they can believe in both the importance of education and in a limited federal role.
February 27, 2015
It's possible that a Republican might become president in 2016. Should that happen, it might be worth revisiting a possible future that I forecast in 2011.
January 23, 2015
Yesterday, John Kline, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, spoke at AEI. Here are six takeaways.
January 20, 2015
Here's a cheat sheet on what to look for in tonight's State of the Union on K-12, higher education, and early childhood education, and what it's likely to mean in reality.
November 05, 2014
Here are my initial reactions to the results of the midterm elections for education policy.
October 27, 2014
What do Senate and gubernatorial candidates have to say on K-12, higher ed, and pre-K? Here are 10 takeaways from reviewing their platforms.
October 14, 2014
Three weeks out from midterms, I offer thoughts on what the impact of the 2014 Senate elections might be for education reform and for the Department of Education.
June 26, 2014
Some folks in positions of educational import are shading the truth, big time. How do I know this? Because I'm hearing two very different things that can't be reconciled.