Join AEI for remarks by Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC), who will discuss the opportunities of career and technical education and why it is necessary for education today.
Join AEI for the official launch of Frederick Hess’ new book, “Letters to a Young Education Reformer” (Harvard Education Press, April 2017), featuring a conversation with a dozen experienced education reformers on the ups and downs of modern school reform.
What’s the purpose of school reform? What constitutes meaningful reform? What is “reform,” anyway? One challenge is that we come at this with different answers to these questions, which makes it pretty easy to misunderstand or talk past one another.
Can contract-based accountability be brought to bear on the broader system of public education?
Our nation is experiencing a crisis in civic literacy. Legislative efforts aimed at addressing this are both necessary and proper—just ask Thomas Jefferson.
In assessing higher education affordability, we need to look not just at the price of college but also the long-run financial return from more consistent employment and higher earnings.
Kentucky’s plan to make only certain credentials tuition-free has flaws.
Watching the new Fast and the Furious this weekend brought to mind some of the common tensions underlying school reform.
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley—a case that could have profound implications for school choice.
Many schools are not performing well, but almost all teachers are rated effective. What gives? AEI’s Rick Hess explains that the answer lies with how reforms are done.
Something is rotten on campus — all over the country. Here are some sources that document universities’ and colleges’ intellectual and moral corruption.
I recently wrote several pieces about what governors across the nation said about their plans for education in their 2017 State of the State addresses. Half of them mentioned higher education, and one third mentioned early education, vocational education, and/or educational technology. Teacher pay, school choice, and graduation rates were all given attention. Representing the would-be 51st state, Bowser also hit on many of these themes.