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Education Issues

How to Inject Choice and Valuable Skills into Education

What should real education reform look like?...

The Costs of Free Tuition in Germany

College education in Germany is now tuition-free, but what does that mean?...

Teachers Grade 13 Percent of their Peers as Ds or Fs

Teacher tenure has been under scrutiny ever since a court in California ruled the scheme unconstitutional...

Teachers Unions Oppose Teacher Accountability Standards in Common Core

Lately, opposition to the CCSS has come from teachers' unions, who are trying to remove its teacher accountability provisions...

New Rule from the Department of Education Threatens Educational Options

The Department of Education has issued new rules that penalize colleges whose students are not finding employment...

Education Reform Options for 2015

With a Republican majority in both houses, what might happen in education reform come 2015?...

A Three-Year College Degree?

With college costs (and student debt) rising, some schools are offering three-year bachelor's degree programs...

Giving Employees Stock in Public Schools

Fifteen years ago, economist Richard Vedder suggested that public school employees "take ownership" of public schools through a stock plan...

Despite Rhetoric, Women Are Succeeding in Science Fields

Women are a minority within the academic sciences field. As a result many commentators have begun to insist that male-dominated academia creates an inhospitable work environment for women...

How Important Are Education Issues in the Midterm Elections?

An analysis of the platforms of 139 of the major candidates for governor and U.S. Senate races reveals little focus on education...


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