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Michael Munger On The Future Of Higher Education

by Russ Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 17, 2020

In this 750th (!) episode, Duke University's Michael Munger talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about whether the pandemic might create an opportunity for colleges and universities to experiment and innovate. Munger is Professor of Political Science, Economics and Public Policy at Duke. He believes "top" schools can emerge from the current period of uncertainty to thrive in the long run. The path for "second-tier" institutions could be more difficult. 

In the News

Is The Collegiate Death Spiral Coming Soon?

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Monday, August 17, 2020

Our nation's colleges and universities are long overdue for a fiscal reckoning.

In the News

Parents And Teachers To Trump: Let's Reopen Schools ASAP

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia National Interest
Sunday, August 16, 2020

“In terms of being a pediatrician, I just think the science is so clear that the risk of death or hospitalization for children with this virus is so, so low.”

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Bills Would Give Pennsylvania Families $1,000 Each From COVID-19 Relief Funds To Help Cover Educational Expenses

cited Eric Hanushekvia The Center Square
Friday, August 14, 2020

Arguments have been raging for months in Pennsylvania over how best to proceed with education during the coronavirus pandemic. Finding the solution that everyone can agree on for keeping children, teachers and staff safe while also maximizing the potential for learning has proven to be difficult, if not impossible.

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Time To End Lockdowns From Public School Alternatives

quoting Thomas Sowellvia NewsMax
Friday, August 14, 2020

Coronavirus public K-12 school safety lockdowns and reopening uncertainties have driven millions of American families to think very seriously about home-schooling, private schooling and charter school alternatives that are facing opposition from powerful teacher union lobbies and compliant Democratic advocates.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: “We’ve Encouraged Face-To-Face”: How Charter Schools In South Carolina Are Reopening

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Friday, August 14, 2020

The Superintendent of the South Carolina Public Charter School District, Chris G. Neely, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the state plans to reopen for the fall semester during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: What About Outdoor Classes This Fall?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks with Erin Einhorn, a national reporter for NBC News, and David Griffith about her recent piece on outdoor classrooms.

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Trump Turns Up Pressure To Open Schools With White House Event

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia The Edge Markets
Thursday, August 13, 2020

President Donald Trump stepped up his effort to push school systems to reopen by hosting an event at the White House featuring parents, educators and researchers who argued for in-person learning.

In the News

President Leads Event On Schools' Reopening

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Thursday, August 13, 2020

President Donald Trump hosted an event at the White House on Wednesday featuring parents, educators and researchers who argued for in-person learning.

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Political Football Is No Substitute For The Real Thing

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia American Greatness
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The most material political news that broke this week was not the selection of Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as Joe Biden’s running mate, but the disastrous decision of major college football conferences to cancel their 2020 seasons. Specifically, in battleground Midwest states, legions of football fans who may not be particularly politically oriented will become animated to punish candidates unwilling to vociferously defend football.


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