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September 25, 2017
By Jay Lehr, Arthur B. Robinson
The United States spends more than most developed countries on its education system, but our students rank lower than most on standardized international tests.
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September 22, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A recently released documentary film explores whether educational institutions would do better by operating like businesses.
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September 21, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Review of The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, by Ben Sasse (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), 320 pp.; $16.75: ISBN-10: 1250114403, ISBN-13: 978-1250114402
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September 20, 2017
By Cassidy Syftestad
A new Florida law empowers residents to contest objectionable public school curriculum materials in open public hearings.
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September 19, 2017
By Tori Hart
An Idaho school district is partnering with a company that provides educational services to give homeschooling families free access to online courses.
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September 18, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
A Pennsylvania postsecondary institution provides male students a vocational education free of charge.
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September 12, 2017
By Jane S. Shaw
Republicans and Democrats disagree about the value of higher education, new research has found.
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September 10, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has signed a law reforming the state’s teacher pension system, which has ballooned to $29.1 billion in unfunded liabilities.
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September 9, 2017
By Teresa Mull
A group of U.S. senators have introduced legislation proposing a parental rights amendment be added to the U.S. Constitution.
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September 8, 2017
By Ashley Bateman
A new law prohibits Florida public school districts from preventing or punishing students or employees for expressing religious beliefs.
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