Governance and Leadership

Sen. Joe Manchin

Manchin Just Downsized the Democrats’ Massive Education Spending Plans

Free community college, universal pre-k may be trimmed to win passage of package.

School Choice Is Issue in California Recall

“I favor school choice, he doesn’t,” Larry Elder says of Governor Newsom
A puzzle with two pieces breaking away

Break Up Urban School Districts

Smaller districts would give parents a better shot at prevailing over teachers unions.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, center, and lawmakers gather Wednesday, March 10, 2021, for a news conference to announce that leaders of the state legislature and the governor have reached an agreement to reopen the state's K-12 public schools to full-time daily instruction in Raleigh.

Can Teaching Be Improved by Law?

At least twenty states have passed or are considering measures related to the science of reading.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by a military honor guard as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Trump Education Reform Legacy: Too Little, Too Late

President discovered education reform in closing stretch of re-election campaign
Photo of Miguel Cardona

Miguel Cardona Deserves a Chance to Prove His Mettle

"Stealth” status of Biden nominee has an expiration date.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

An Exit Interview With Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

"We’ve seen some of America’s largest districts refuse to open, not based on the recommendation of scientists, but because of political interests."
Newly-elected Orelans Parish School Board members, from left: Katie Baudouin, Olin Parker, J.C. Romero, and Carlos Zervigon.

New Faces, New Problems for New Orleans School Board

In all-charter district, winning candidates have limited power

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