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Education Reform Threatened by Groupthink

Education policy circles run the risk of becoming like many academic social science departments: wedded to certain orthodoxies, and unable to grapple with ideas that contradict them.

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Backward Thinking in San Francisco

Generous amenities for the wealthy and eviction notices for ordinary workers: Is this the future of the progressive city?

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Study: Democrats Moving Left Faster Than Republicans Moving Right

At least since the 2010 midterms, it’s been a liberal talking point that Republican extremism is to blame for political polarization and gridlock. A recent study calls this narrative into question.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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