A bit of common sense at the University of Texas

Between disheartening data on the state of campus illiberalism, academe’s leadership in efforts to cancel The Cat in the Hat, and higher ed’s enthusiasm for the Biden administration’s new push to undermine due process on ....

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March 2021 opens with school districts steadily shifting to more in-person instruction

Since March 12, 2020, when the first statewide coronavirus school closures were announced by Ohio Governor Mike Dewine, we have become accustomed to the familiar story: the struggles of remote learning and conflict over decisions ....

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Democracy Prep adds racial confession to graduation requirements

High school graduation requirements are nothing new. Typically, schools require students complete some sequence of math, English, and science. Well, the Democracy Prep charter network’s Las Vegas campus has added a dubious new graduation requirement: ....

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How American universities can promote innovation: My long-read Q&A with Korok Ray

A key component of America’s ability to innovate is its world-renowned system of higher education, which is the envy of the world. However, there’s room for improvement. Universities can do more to promote the inventive ....

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Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn’t belong on the House Education Committee

Earlier this week, House Republican leadership announced they were selecting newly elected Georgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene to serve on the House Education and Labor Committee. It’s a terrible decision that deserves to be reversed. ....

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Despite CDC evidence, teachers unions want kids to stay at home

On Tuesday, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network that summarized several studies related to reopening schools. One study referenced involved ....

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Top 5 podcasts of 2020: ‘The Report Card’ with Nat Malkus

This blog post is part of AEI’s Best Podcasts of 2020 series. Click here to see other AEI podcast hosts’ favorite episodes of the year. My podcast, The Report Card, features interviews with education experts ....

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