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Noah’s Ark College

A $340 million (or even just $40 million) plan for a new “America at its best” liberal arts college.

The New York Times Lets a Senator Spread Misinformation. Again.

This time, it’s a Kamala Harris claim about “defunding public schools.”

Teacher Pension Plans and the Covid Recession

Any federal bailout should come with conditions attached

In the News: The Coronavirus Has Made It Obvious. Teenagers Should Start School Later.

“The Coronavirus Has Made It Obvious. Teenagers Should Start School Later” is the headline over a New York Times opinion article by Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics, who reports on a new study in JAMA Pediatrics of 455 high school students at five schools in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

Access to Education Technology Is Not Enough

Three key steps states can take to make sure remote learning works for everyone

Summer “Vacation Academies” Can Narrow Coronavirus Learning Gaps

Small-group instruction, both in person and online, can give students needed support

Senator Lamar Alexander on the Response to the Coronavirus

“Washington usually messes it up if they get involved, the way they did with Common Core.”

Justices Hear Arguments in L.A. Catholic Schools Case

A sharp question from Justice Thomas: “don’t you think it’s a bit odd that – that things that violate the Establishment Clause, when done in a public school, are not considered religious enough for Free Exercise protection when done in a parochial school?”

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