Bernie, Bloomberg, Booker, and the New Politics of Education

By 01/24/2020

For three decades, there was a quiet assumption that education’s growing economic import was pushing education politics toward the pragmatic middle—it turns out that this dynamic was surprisingly fragile.

Burying Blaine?

By 01/22/2020

Supreme Court hears a mother’s challenge to Montana’s ban on tax-credit scholarships to religious schools

In the News: Oral Arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

By 01/22/2020

The Supreme Court on Wednesday posted a transcript of this week’s oral arguments in Espinoza V. Montana Department of Revenue, a closely watched case about a Montana state program that provided tax credits to donors who funded scholarships to private schools, including religious schools.

Straight Up Conversation: A Kelley Blue Book for College Costs

By 01/21/2020

Rick talks with the CEO of TuitionFit, a venture that aggregates data on the actual price of college to help the public make more informed choices and influence the price of college the way they can in a normal marketplace.

Justices Will Hear Cases About L.A. Catholic Schools

By 01/17/2020

Which teachers qualify for the “ministerial exception”?

What about the Non-Graybill Students?

By 01/16/2020

A Rhodes scholar lawyer for the Montana public schools cites himself as definitive proof that they are “great.”

Florida Teachers Seeking Pay Boost Have a Big Opportunity

By 01/16/2020

Hard-working teachers deserve a big raise and talented teachers are profoundly underpaid. But teachers ought not overplay their hand, or they’re likely to face a backlash of their own.

Bye-Bye, Booker

By 01/14/2020

Gone from the Democratic primary, his education policy voice may yet return somehow.

2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

By 01/14/2020

For the 2020 Public Influence finale, we reveal the top 10 finishers for various academic disciplines, as well as the top junior faculty in the country.

The 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

By 01/13/2020

Here are the 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Also see who penned the top best-sellers and which universities produced the most ranked scholars.

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