Archive: Education

Kim Kardashian Proves You Don’t Need Grad School
Kim Kardashian West has announced that she is becoming a lawyer without going to law school—and she’s really on to something.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 25, 2019
First Generation Universities, the New CCNY
Florida International
The school's mission is to provide access to large numbers, giving educational opportunities opening the door to occupational opportunities.
Richard Vedder | April 20, 2019
STEM Is Not All That Matters
A holistic focus is essential to delivering sustainable economic growth.
Ryan Khurana | April 12, 2019
The Age of Versatility
Two of the chief labor market concerns people have when deciding what to study or what career to pursue are automation and inequality.
Ryan Khurana | April 9, 2019
Personalizing and Empowering Special Education
Special education students face some of the worst odds of learning and graduating in our public education system.
Kristiana Bolzman | April 5, 2019
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.
Vicki Alger | 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