Archive: Education

Gov. DeSantis Should Prioritize School Choice
School-choice moms are watching—and they’ll be at the ballot box in 2020.
Kristiana Bolzman | March 17, 2019
Education Assessments and the Future of Learning
Standardized testing distracts students from developing the skills they need to succeed in the workplace and in life.
Kristiana Bolzman | March 14, 2019
Federal Report Finds U.S. Department of Education a Massive Failure
Given the ongoing problems with the department, it is well worth considering abolishing the U.S. Department of Education once and for all.
March 6, 2019
More States Consider Protecting Parents Who Give Kids the Chance to Grow
Given what we now know about mental health risks among young adults and the importance of developing soft skills, it is clear that overprotecting kids today has real costs for their future.
Ben Wilterdink | February 26, 2019
More Than Strikes, Teachers Need School Choice Programs
Teachers should be fairly compensated and enjoy a healthy workplace, but striking alone is not getting them what they want.
Kristiana Bolzman | February 20, 2019
Is a Simplified Student Financial Aid Process Around the Corner?
The Fix Would be a Rare Bipartisan Moment
Literally for decades, a major impediment for individuals wanting federal student financial assistance is the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) form.
February 19, 2019
Federal Student Loans
How Well Does the Program Actually Work?
Are we bound to the federal student loan model, or is there another way?
February 16, 2019
More Colleges are Saying ‘No’ to Student Loans
Students Should Explore Other Options
We need to reduce or eliminate federal student loan programs and find other ways of financing schooling, such as private income share agreements.
February 6, 2019
Fostering Learning through Video Games
Across the United States, educators are finding ways to incorporate new technologies into their classrooms. But technology-based learning should be taking place at home as well.
Kristiana Bolzman | February 1, 2019
Income Share Agreements and the Future of Education
The recent funding round of Lambda School indicates that a change in education might finally be upon us.
Ryan Khurana | January 28, 2019