FOREWORD Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D. Dean Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota Fifty years ago, and just shortly before his assassination, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King launched ...Read full report
Foreword John H. Hinderaker President Center of the American Experiment Center of the American Experiment officially launched its “Great Jobs Without a Four Year Degree” project in April 2017. The...Read full report
Cover story in Thinking Minnesota, Fall 2017, Issue 9....Read full report
May 3,2018 Minneapolis Star Tribune Legislators should stand up to Gov. Dayton’s push for universal pre-K, aka “free child care,” which is wasteful and misguided. The state Legisl...Read full article
The SATs and ACT’s are particularly high-profile right now, in largest part because of ridiculously rich parents spending ridiculous amounts of money to feloniously insinuate their children into eli...Read full post
The school reform efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 have been the largest and most complete experiment in charter school success. With a history of failing schoo...Read full post
This week, we celebrate National Charter Schools Week and the success of 3.2 million charter school students. It is important to reflect on the opportunities charter schools offer families who are ear...Read full post
Minnesota's divided legislature has to find common ground on education spending proposals and decide what level of state school funding school districts across Minnesota will receive before a May 20 d...Read full post
True teacher appreciation shows support and respect for teachers’ voices and choices. Teachers from across the country have come together to shed light on common misconceptions educators may hear re...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...