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September 18, 2013 | Education Next

Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned!

Don’t call me and my friends Chicken Littles. The sky was beginning to fall three decades ago.
May 29, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The GOP and the Common Core

April 3, 2013 | Real Clear Politics

The Sad State of Liberal Education at Bowdoin

February 8, 2012 | Pioneer Institute

The Road to a National Curriculum

The Legal Aspects of the Common Core Standards, Race to the Top, and Conditional Waivers...
January 27, 2012 | Education Next

Washington Insiders Favor ESEA Flexibility in Theory but Not in Reality

Everybody in Washington claims they favor more flexibility in federal education policy...
August 23, 2010 | Education Next

Supporters of Race to the Top Outnumber Opponents, but Plurality of Public Has No Opinion, Education Next Survey Shows

According to the 4th annual survey conducted by Harvard’s Program on Education Policy and Governance and Education Next, which will be released on Wednesday, a larger percentage of the public supports Race to the Top (RttT) than opposes it...
August 17, 2010 | Education Next

Race to the Top Round 2

Education Next’s Paul Peterson and Chester E. Finn, Jr. talk this week (August 17) about how many states are likely to win Race to the Top grants and whether politics will come into play...
August 11, 2010 | Education Next

If Obama Beat Clinton in Colorado, Nancy Beat Barack in Washington

In the Clinton-Obama tug-of-war, the Obama team gave education reformers something to cheer when they won the Senate contest in Colorado...
August 11, 2010 | Education Next

The Public Thinks That Poor Kids Make for Bad Schools

We all know that when someone says they are moving to a neighborhood with “good schools,” that really means “schools without too many poor kids.” Not that choosing to send your son or daughter to a school with lots of disadvantaged children is an easy decision...
June 17, 2010 | Education Next

Denial vs Paranoia with Common Core Education Standards

I deny that I’m in denial. But I don’t deny that Neal McCluskey is paranoid, along with Jay Greene and a few other ardent blogsters and op-edsters...