Education Exchange

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The Education Exchange: The Trouble With Critical Race Theory

"That we would teach our children in schools, in elementary schools to focus on their racial differences, I think, is a recipe for disaster," says author Jason Riley.
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The Education Exchange: Detroit School Superintendent Nikolai Vitti on How He Changed Three Quarters of the District’s Principals

"The board has to know that they're hiring a reformer," he says. "I think they wanted someone that was not afraid to implement change."

The Education Exchange: Bishop of Charleston Joins Historically Black Colleges in Legal Challenge to South Carolina Ban on Pandemic Aid to Private Schools

NAACP sides with Pitchfork Ben Tillman: "so opposed to school choice, that they are willing to minimize the history of racism in South Carolina," a lawyer says.
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The Education Exchange: In Miami-Dade, 75 Percent of Students Are Enrolled in Choice Options

"Choice closer to where students live is the best type of high-quality choice," says Superintendent Carvalho
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The Education Exchange: Supreme Court to Weigh Whether Maine Can Exclude Religious Schools

"It's religious discrimination... and it's unconstitutional," says lawyer Michael Bindas, explaining the First Amendment issue in Carson v. Makin.
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The Education Exchange: Mask-Wearing Mandates Are Based on “Pathetic” Lack of Data, a Johns Hopkins Doctor Warns

"This recommendation for every three-year-old in America to wear a mask with such universality and vigor is disproportional to any science to support it," says Professor Marty Makary
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The Education Exchange: Understanding the Failure of Common Core

A "blunt instrument" to share common standards for college-readiness across states wound up on the ash heap. Tom Loveless tells the story in a new book.
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The Education Exchange: “It’s Not How Much You Spend, It’s How You Spend It.”

Use the flood of federal cash to create the right incentives for teaching and learning, says Stanford's Eric Hanushek

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