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April 22, 2015

Why Don't More Americans Have a College Degree? Too Costly, Survey Finds

A poll of Americans without college degrees finds that most understand the benefits of a four-year degree, but think it is out of reach because of the high cost of tuition.

April 13, 2015

Why Every Teacher Can (and Needs to) Bust Out of the Cage

Classroom teachers have more power to change a school than they think.

December 27, 2013

Judge: Colorado District Broke State Campaign Laws With 'Hess Report'

The Douglas County district sought to influence its school board election when it commissioned and publicized a report about its "reform agenda" by the American Enterprise Institute, a judge finds.

July 18, 2013

Controversy in K-12 Aside, For-Profits Are Big Players in Nation's Preschools

As many as half of the nation's children who regularly attend early-childhood programs do so in for-profit environments, an author estimates.

September 20, 2012

Experts Discuss Proposal to Increase Access to College-Outcome Info

Higher education experts discuss merits of Right to Know Before Your Go bill proposed by Senators Ron Wyden, of Oregon, and Marco Rubio, of Florida.

September 06, 2012

'Parent Power' Report Challenged in New Review

The Think Twice think tank review project is taking issue with the approach and conclusions in a widely distributed American Enterprise Institute (AEI) report on "parent power" that was released July 31.

May 29, 2012

More Top-Tier Colleges in Rankings Doesn't Mean Better Quality

Researchers critique value of college rankings and encourage student to look beyond the lists for right fit.

April 16, 2012

Report: Ed. Companies Need Incentives for Self-Evaluation

New report from American Enterprise Institute says policy must give private sector more incentive to conduct third-party evaluations.

December 21, 2011

Confusion Over Net-Price College Costs May Deter Students

It's true that college is expensive. But with financial aid, it's more accessible than many families—particularly low-income families—realize. Too often, families overestimate the cost of college and are unaware of the grants and scholarships available to help finance it, according to a p...

June 16, 2011

Debating the Effects of Vouchers for Middle-Income Families

States face major questions about the impact of expanding private school vouchers to middle-income families, according to scholars at an American Enterprise Institute forum.

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