Task Forces and Working Groups
Task Forces and Working Groups
national security
virtues of a free society
K–12 education
health care policy
Islamism and the international order
June 5, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem

Only 22% of Americans think unions have a positive effect on schools...
May 31, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Higher Education's Online Revolution

The substitution of technology (which is cheap) for labor (which is expensive) can vastly increase access to an elite-caliber education...
May 20, 2012 | Baltimore Sun

Are Md. schools really No. 1?

Social promotion, testing conflicts of interest sap the value of a diploma...
May 16, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

A Philadelphia Story

Or, how technology will fundamentally reverse the course of our failing public schools...
May 1, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Education Is the Key to a Healthy Economy

If we fail to reform K-12 schools, we'll have slow growth and more income inequality...
April 6, 2012 | Washington Times

Obama’s education grade left behind by Bush’s

President funneled money to teachers’ salaries rather than teaching success...
April 4, 2012 | Atlantic

Why School Principals Need More Authority

Under the current system, educational leaders have all of the responsibility but none of the power. Allowing principals to act like CEOs may foster a more efficient system...
March 26, 2012 | Education Week

Misplaced Optimism and Weighted Funding

Schools will not improve until there are greater incentives for improving student achievement. Redistributing funds across schools or increasing the funding to schools by themselves will not magically put us on this path...
March 22, 2012 | Freedom Politics

Nationalizing education through national defense?

This Council on Foreign Relations proposal sounds like a much more ambitious re-run of the federal foray into K-12 education after the launching of Sputnik back on Oct. 4, 1957...
March 10, 2012 | Washington Times

Obama college tuition cap favors wealthy

Proposal would only serve to cut financial aid for the poor...