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Fall 2018 / Vol. 18, No. 4


Has Inclusion Gone Too Far?

Weighing its effects on students with disabilities, their peers, and teachers

Private Colleges in Peril

Financial pressures and declining enrollment may lead to more closures

Inspecting the Inspector General

Should Auditors Set the Terms of Debate on Federal Education Policy?

After Janus

A new era of teachers union activism

Have States Maintained High Expectations for Student Performance?

An analysis of 2017 state proficiency standards


Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?

Who Goes to Private School?

Long-term enrollment trends by family income


Rethinking the Rules on Federal Higher-Ed Spending

How can Congress spur innovation while clamping down on fraud?

Change the Rules to Unleash Innovation

Although federal spending on higher education has expanded access, it has also had an unintended effect.

Strong Hand of Regulation Protects Students

Lawmakers charged with writing a new Higher Education Act (HEA) face a dilemma.



The Main Purpose of Schooling

A review of “The Case against Education,” by Bryan Caplan

A Contemplative Approach to Education Policy

A review of Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift


Judging Choice

Court victory for charter schools in Louisiana

Privatization in American Education: Rhetoric vs. Facts

Given the recent rhetoric of education reform’s critics, one might be forgiven for thinking that American private schools are at the peak of their influence.

Q&A: Rebecca Friedrichs

Reflections on the Janus v. AFSCME ruling, from the plaintiff in a similar case

Putting School Budgets in Teachers’ Hands

What if end-users in the classroom made purchasing decisions?

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