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 University of Minnesota has proposed a $1,000 per semester surcharge for new undergraduate students in the College of Science and Engineering, supposedly to enable the high-demand school to expand...Read full post
In the same week that President George H. W. Bush is being rightfully revered for his modesty, it’s in questionable taste for me to start any blog by saying, “I told you so.” But in the matter...Read full post
Minnesota’s new teacher licensure reforms bring effective improvements to a previously badly broken and complex licensing system. Finally, after a seven-year effort, the state’s teacher licensing ...Read full post
Minnesota teachers pay dues to two national unions, the NEA and AFT, as well as the state union, Education Minnesota. In fact, the bulk of teachers’ dues goes to national and state unions even thoug...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...