Education

Obama-Era Education Regulations Targeted for Reform

Conservative legal group urges change to education regulations adopted under the previous Administration.

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

A recent New York City initiative attempts to remove barriers to higher education.

Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

Court unanimously revises its approach to students’ individualized education plans.

Congress Rejects Teacher Preparation Reporting Rule

Congress and President Trump use Congressional Review Act to rescind Obama-era education rule.

The Dark Side of Departmental Discretion

New regulations governing student debt leave too much power concentrated with Education officials.

Should the Education Department Hear Class Actions when Colleges Collapse?

The agency’s proposal to streamline student loan forgiveness claims is laudable, with its potential for a fairer, more efficient process.

Could Student-Athletes at Public Universities Unionize?

New paper outlines how joint employer status could allow student-athletes to sue the NCAA.

Testing is Destroying the Common Core

The marriage between the Common Core and testing should be annulled.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Common Core

When debating Common Core, activists lose sight of students far too often.

Common Misperceptions

Naysayers are often unaware of what goes on in Common Core classrooms.

The Common Core is Passable in Theory but Problematic in Reality

The way the Common Core has been implemented undermines the value that could come from robust educational standards.

Stay the Course, or Turn the Page?

Common Core’s dual, social and technocratic, nature creates hurdles for political reform.