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First Lady Jill Biden speaks

Biden’s Next Bad Idea for Higher Education

Student loan cancellation is a stop on the path to “free” community college
Cover of Class Dismissed by Kevin McIntosh

A Veteran Teacher Pens a Not-Your-Typical Novel About Schools. And That’s a Good Thing

The characters are more richly drawn than is usual in novels about education
President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona listens at right.

Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

“Akin to sending a check,” one scholar said
A teacher instructs students in a classroom

The Evolving Education Reform Agenda

We simply must improve classroom instruction.

“If you don’t provide results for kids…then you don’t get your school renewed.”

A "venture bureaucrat" tells how she tripled the number of charter schools in New York—while also holding failing schools accountable.
A bus drives down a rural road.

How to Garner Rural Republican Support of School Choice

“Hold harmless” provisions would help ease concerns of small districts

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