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K-12 Blues
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Foreign Students Say U.S. High School Classes Are Absurdly Easy

Teenagers from abroad overwhelmingly think that American schools demand less of them than schools in their home countries.

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Pensions Punish Teachers Who Switch Careers

More blue model retrenchment in the public sector.

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More Chaos at Chicago Public Schools

When Chicago parents got confirmation this morning that their children’s school was canceled for the day, some of them may have hoped it was an April Fools’ stunt by clever students. Alas, it wasn’t.

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Hillary Moves Left on Education Reform

Clinton has been increasingly adopting a status-quo, teachers union line, calling her status as an education reformer into question.

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Why Is No One Paying Attention to This Roaring Educational Success?

The International Baccalaureate system created stunningly good outcomes at thirteen low-income Chicago high schools. Why aren’t similar schools following suit?

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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