Understood, presidential campaigns are about winning. They are not about candidates offending large numbers of core supporters and others by pursuing a keenly contentious social issue such as family...Read full article
Americans get along better than we give ourselves credit for — and our musicians and sports teams give us a place to celebrate that. Much has been said this year, especially in recent weeks, about t...Read full article
I rise in praise of superficial relationships among America’s 320 million or so men, women, and younger people, regardless of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social clas...Read full article
For all the barriers to learning and efforts at school reform, what happened to showing up? A recent Star Tribune editorial (“School reform starts with kids showing up,” Sept. 20) touched all the ...Read full article
In searching the other day for updated, albeit mundane college data I came across, as the statistical gods sometimes allow, truly remarkable enrollment data I had never seen before. (Before going an...Read full post
Knowing of American Experiment’s project, “Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree,” a producer at Minnesota Public Radio recently sent us the printed version of a very good story written by Ashle...Read full post
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) just released its most recent results, for 2017. How did the country’s fourth and eighth graders do in reading and math? More-or-less the s...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...