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Infants sitting on a pile of money

Should Congress Make the Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent?

Cash would alleviate poverty and could help pay tuition, but some see downside risk in costs and unintendended consequences.
Kipper, KIPP’s chatbot, sends texts to recent KIPP graduates about topics ranging from registering for college orientation to filling out financial-aid forms, all to prevent summer melt.

Charter Schools Go to College

Networks follow graduates to campuses with support to promote success
Nicole Reitz-Larsen uses movement to teach computer science at West High School in Salt Lake City. She used to teach German and business.

Computer Science for All?

As a new subject spreads, debates flare about precisely what is taught, to whom, and for what purpose

Betsy DeVos and the Future of Education Reform

My years as assistant secretary of education gave me a firsthand look at how infighting among education reformers is hampering progress toward change.

Critical Race Theory Collides with the Law

Can a school require students to “confess their privilege” in class?
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School Choice and “The Truly Disadvantaged”

Vouchers boost college going, but not for students in greatest need
Book cover of "Let's Be Reasonable" by Jonathan Marks

A More Principled Vision for Higher Learning

Jonathan Marks urges a recommitment to reason
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The Shrinking School Week

Effects of a four-day schedule on student achievement

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