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
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
Mitch Pearlstein and American Experiment have led the quest for real school choice since Mitch founded the Center 27 years ago. We applaud the great work Mitch has done, and because of his efforts, th...Read full post
Student fees at Minnesota’s public universities and colleges used to be something of an afterthought in the whirl of registering for classes. But over the years those fees have become a concern ...Read full post
Students at the University of Minnesota can now determine whether or not they have “white privilege.” A display board with an 11-point checklist to identify “white privilege” was found hang...Read full post
Gustavus Adolphus is teaching students how to fight fake news. There is concern, though, that the college's library encourages students to trust media outlets from only one end of the political spectr...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...