Governance and Leadership

The Education Exchange: Congress: The Weakest Branch?

Jeff Bergner, author of The Vanishing Congress, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how Congress has stopped doing its job and how that could change.

Bullying Bolick

Attempt to remove Arizona justice fails

Education Reform’s Deep Blue Hue

Are school reformers right-wingers or centrists — or neither?

The Strikes Keep Coming

Will districts demand reform in exchange for needed raises?

The Education Exchange: Public Sector Unions Not Devastated by Janus

When the Supreme Court ruled last year in Janus v. Afscme that unions could no longer collect agency fees from employees who choose not to join, many predicted a major decline in union membership. But according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, public union membership declined less than 1% in 2018. In this episode, Paul E. Peterson talks with Daniel DiSalvo.

Is Career and Technical Education Just Enjoying Its 15 Minutes of Fame?

Is the boom in career and technical education one more fad, or does it reflect something more substantial?

Suing for Desegregation in Minnesota

Will the state's courts redraw school-district lines?

What We’re Watching: The New Congress – What’s Next on Crucial Health and Education Issues?

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Politico and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health hosted a forum on key health and education policies that are likely to be enacted by the new Congress.

Turkey’s Fight Against U.S. Charters

An autocrat declares war on high-performing American schools

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