Bipartisan Bill Would Set Rules for Income Share Agreements – by Richard Price

Senator Todd Young introduced the bipartisan bill, The ISA Student Protection Act of 2019. While Democratic presidential candidates compete to shout “Free College” the loudest, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is taking a subtler—and...

What Colleges Can Learn From Toyota – by Michael B. Horn

Inside a Toyota factory — one model for how education might work better. Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta’s new book, Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life (Jossey-Bass, 2019,...

Has President Trump Scared Away All the Foreign Students? – by Alex Usher

The United States has long been the world’s most popular destination for international students studying abroad. Yet in 2017–18, American universities sustained a 6.6 percent drop in new enrollments by foreign students, continuing...

Two Answers to Political Correctness – by Mark Bauerlein

Students at Middlebury College protest an on-campus appearance by Charles Murray in 2017. The Assault on American ExcellenceBy Anthony KronmanFree Press, 2019, $27, 288 pages Safe Enough Spaces: A Pragmatist’s Approach to Inclusion, Free Speech,...

The Education Exchange: How Does Race Affect Special Education Identification in Schools? – by...

Scott Imberman, a Professor in the Department of Economics at Michigan State University, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a new paper which uses data from Florida to explore how the identification of...

Does the Baumol Effect Explain Rising College Costs? – by Andrew Gillen

Eric Helland and Alex Tabarrok’s new book, Why Are the Prices So D*mn High?, has reignited a debate about why the costs of higher education to students and taxpayers have grown so quickly....

The Education Exchange: How Rising Costs Have Affected Higher Education – by Education Next

Richard Vedder, an Independent Institute Sr. Fellow and Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss his new book, “Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America,” and...

Robots Are Teaching Language Skills, But Are They Any Good? – by Frederick Hess

Education technology has many faces. A prominent one has long been computer-assisted language learning, offering great promise for struggling readers, non-English speakers, or those seeking to master a second tongue. And, in recent...

The Moral Implications of Social and Emotional Learning – by Frederick Hess

I’ve hosted a number of sessions about social and emotional learning (SEL) over the past six months, and one question that’s repeatedly come up is whether SEL is ultimately an attempt to repackage...

Taking Tablet Learning Global – by Michael B. Horn

In Lilongwe; Malawi; a girl in Standard (Grade) 2 is completely focused as she learns to read. Malawi, in southeastern Africa, is one of the world’s least-developed nations. Many of its children are among...
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