When presidential elections become winner-take-all affairs, democracy pays the price.
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October 18, 2016
September 27, 2016
It looked to me like Clinton "won" the debate or, at least, that Trump managed to lose it.
February 29, 2016
If Trump were to win the Republican nomination, what might it mean? Here are five thoughts.
January 26, 2016
What are the presidential contenders thinking about education?
October 13, 2015
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 administration is winding down, making it a propitious moment to examine its education legacy.
September 28, 2015
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
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.