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May 24, 2018

NAS Reform Ideas Announced in Congress

NAS

In a speech to the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx quoted extensively from NAS's Rachelle Peterson on the Higher Education Act. 

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March 2, 2012

The Core Conundrum

Peter Wood

Peter Wood takes note of the emerging battle over the legality of the Common Core curriculum.

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May 3, 2010

Toward Truth in Testing

Candace de Russy

It seems that some teachers and administrators, when offered incentives (within systems such as No Child Left Behind) for boosting students' test scores, act unethically to inflate them. The Manhattan Institute's Sol Stern recount...

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April 28, 2010

Obama's Foolish New Student Loan Forgiveness Policy

George Leef

Recently, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said that the new policy of forgiving student loan debts for those who "follow their heart" and enter public sector employment will do wonders for the U.S. In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, I...

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March 18, 2010

Duncan Donuts

Ashley Thorne

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan insists that “a college degree is still absolutely worth it.” Is he right?

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