Several education policy experts discuss the results of the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice’s annual Schooling in America Survey.
Economic advisers compare and contrast the Puerto Rican and Greek debt crises and examine what impact their respective resolutions may have on the US and European economies.
AEI’s Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane host a research conference featuring presentations of 9 new papers exploring the role of education entrepreneurship in school reform today.
The American dream in crisis? A discussion with Robert Putnam, Charles Murray, and William Julius Wilson
Wealthy kids enjoy the many benefits of stable families who invest in their development, whereas poor and working-class kids increasingly navigate broken families, the absence of adult role models, and fewer opportunities for well-paying jobs. During this event, panelists discuss whether this snapshot is correct and what to do about it.
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley discusses economic reforms currently underway in India and lays out his plans for Asia’s third-largest economy.
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Join five contributors to “The State of the American Mind” (Templeton Press, June 2015) for a panel discussion on life in America, how our collective mind is faring, and what is yet to come.
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To tax or not to tax: Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Brian Schatz present their American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act
Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) present their proposal for a carbon tax, followed by debate on its merits
Jack P. Shonkoff, director of the Center of the Developing Child at Harvard University, and AEI’s Robert Doar and Katharine Stevens discuss the science of early learning and how it can be harnessed to improve opportunity for disadvantaged children.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus discusses the future of the Navy and Marine Corps with AEI’s Mackenzie Eaglen.
Andrew P. Kelly, director of AEI’s Center on Higher Education Reform, hosts a discussion of competency-based education (CBE) research, featuring the authors of three new CBE-focused papers and other higher education experts.