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From left, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun, Brown University President Christina H. Paxson, Paul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell, and Colgate University President Brian Casey.

Higher Education Could Help Heal America

Some campuses, and college presidents, cultivate kindness, community, consensus
Students wearing backpacks walking towards a school

What I Learned Editing Education Next

The education landscape may be in better shape than most “experts” think
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks as from left, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and businessman Vivek Ramaswamy listen during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by FOX News Channel Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, in Milwaukee.

Eliminate Department of Education, Four Republican Presidential Candidates Say

Senator Tim Scott proposes to “break the backs of the teachers unions”
Students from the 6th grade at Nathan Hale School complete a "bingo challenge" as part of the Red Sox Hall of Fame stop on their guided tour of the Fenway Park Learning Lab.

Red Sox Turn Fenway Park into “Learning Lab” for Boston 6th Graders

“The key to unlock opportunity is education and hard work,” students are told at launch event
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to guests with Representative Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) during a press event highlighting the "Parents Bill of Rights", at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

Speaker McCarthy, Trump Push “Parents’ Rights”

A right to direct election of school principals? To twice-a-year parent-teacher conferences?
Teachers Union Leaders Becky Pringle and Randi Weingarten look on earlier this month as a member of Congress, Frederica Wilson, speaks about legislation that would raise starting teacher pay to $60,000 a year.

Democrats Push on “Teacher Pay Crisis”

Senator Sanders would set $60,000 nationwide salary minimum
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Henry Rosovsky, an Educator, Is Mourned

“Reject shoddiness in all its many forms”

First Lady Welcomes Teachers Union Leaders to White House

Biden has done “more than any other president since FDR, and maybe more than FDR,” Weingarten claims

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