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February 29, 2016

What Would a President Trump Mean for Education?

If Trump were to win the Republican nomination, what might it mean? Here are five thoughts.

January 26, 2016

A Roundup of Where the Presidential Contenders Stand on Education

What are the presidential contenders thinking about education?

October 13, 2015

What the 2016 Race May Hold for Education

As the 2016 presidential race heats up, here are a few thoughts on what some new developments may mean for education.

October 08, 2015

The Obama Education Legacy

The Obama administration is winding down, making it a propitious moment to examine its education legacy.

September 28, 2015

Actually, Boehner's Resignation Doesn't Change the Odds on ESEA

The conventional wisdom was that Boehner's exit makes the odds of ESEA reauthorization much longer. I see things a little differently.

September 17, 2015

Education Is Another Trump Victim

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

GOP Governors Need to School Uncle Sam on Federal Role in Education

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

Dems May Want to Watch What Duncan Is Wishing for

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

6 Takeaways From My Chat With House Edu-Chair John Kline

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

A SOTU Cheat Sheet

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.

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