Executive Summary (Read the Full Report) When it comes to elementary and secondary education in Minnesota and especially the Twin Cities, vouchers represent the single most promising approach for redu...Read full report
Key Points 1. Minnesota has a yawning academic achievement gap between white and non-white students—one of the widest in the nation. 2. The demographic sea change that is transforming Minnesota ...Read full report
Executive Summary (I) Introduction When it comes to government’s essential role in funding education, the holiest of grails is significantly improving quality while simultaneously constraining cos...Read full report
The Center’s president John Hinderaker recently wrote about the most recent student test scores in Minnesota, revealing an all-too-familiar trend of mediocre performance in the state’s public scho...Read full post
Children of all ages need to play and get lots of rest. Nursery school-age children, even at-risk kids who may need our special care and support, do not belong institutional settings like schools, nor...Read full post
Today the Star Tribune reported on the most recent student test scores in Minnesota. The results were typical of past years: the performance of Minnesota’s public schools is mediocre, and in som...Read full post
Leadership makes a difference for better or for worse. American Experiment’s Mitch Pearlstein reflects on what might have been with a landmark school choice bill if Gov. Mark Dayton’s ment...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...