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Education Gets Smart
Education Gets Smart
Surprise: Firing Bad Teachers Improves Student Performance, Study Says

The idea that all teachers should be teachers for life needs to be questioned more often.

Education Gets Smart
Stuff Learned, Not Time Served: High School Edition

Washington, DC gets in on the act, seeking to improve its high school dropout rates. Bravo!

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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