Category: Education

The Hill, Columnists | October 2, 2022

Rick Scott, CBS host spar over Trump, Marjorie Taylor Greene comments

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) sparred with CBS’s Margaret Brennan on Sunday when she pressed him on recent heated rhetoric from former President Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.). During…

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The Hill, Finance | October 2, 2022

Lawsuits, shrunk eligibility take the shine off Biden's student debt relief

President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan hit multiple road bumps this week, leading to the administration ultimately scaling back eligibility, excluding hundreds of thousands of borrowers from its relief plan.…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 2, 2022

We cannot ignore the ‘domestic asylum seekers’ who need rescuing

As the political parties battle over the plight of illegal refugees who are flooding into our country across the Mexican border, officials of sanctuary cities are rushing to provide emergency…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 2, 2022

Kevin McCarthy’s 2022 campaign agenda is all hat and no cattle

In September, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) issued “Commitment to America,” his 2022 campaign agenda. Predictably, the document blasts Democrats for having “no plan to fix all the problems…

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Hoover Institution | October 2, 2022

Articles On: Hong Kong and Re-Education Program

Articles On: Hong Kong and Re-Education Program LeAnn Sun, 10/02/2022 - 04:00 Self-exiled Hong Kong democrat Ted Hui sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in absentia by Peter Lee via…

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The Hill, Columnists | October 2, 2022

Trump praises gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon at rally in Mich.

Former President Trump threw his weight behind Michigan gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon (R) at a rally on Saturday, as his chosen candidate continues trailing incumbent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) in…

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The Hill, Columnists | September 30, 2022

We must fix the perverse incentive in higher education. Here’s how.

A question we’ve had to ask ourselves as Americans, time and time again, is why can’t an innovative, rich country like the United States figure out how to provide affordable,…

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Hoover Institution | September 30, 2022

Michael Petrilli and David Griffith On The Education Gadfly Show

Michael Petrilli and David Griffith On The Education Gadfly Show Rachel Moltz Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:15 interview with Michael J. Petrilli David Griffith Off Wed, 09/28/2022 - 11:39Hoover Daily Report…

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Hoover Institution | September 30, 2022

Bjorn Lomborg: Education Advocates Weigh In On New Jersey's New Mandatory Climate Change Curriculum In Schools

Bjorn Lomborg: Education Advocates Weigh In On New Jersey's New Mandatory Climate Change Curriculum In Schools Rachel Moltz Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:08 interview with Bjorn Lomborg Off Fri, 09/30/2022 -…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | September 30, 2022

Rethinking School Testing After the Pandemic

The pandemic took a devastating toll on the nation’s students. A recent Harvard study estimated that students who stayed home for most of the 2020–2021 school year lost 50 percent…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | September 30, 2022

White House Rescinds Student Loan Forgiveness for as Many as Four Million Borrowers

In a surprise move, the Biden administration limited eligibility for its previously announced student loan jubilee—potentially leaving up to four million borrowers expecting relief out to dry. As of today,…

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United Nations (UN) Asia Pacific | September 30, 2022

Afghanistan: UN condemns ‘callous’ suicide attack on education centre

The UN has condemned a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul which has left more than 20 dead, according to latest news reports, many of them young women who…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | September 30, 2022

Combatting the Problem of Domain Name Abuse: Highlights from a Conversation with Graeme Bunton

Domain Name System (DNS) abuse is a persistent and growing internet security concern—87 percent of organizations suffered a DNS attack between 2020–21. What’s being done to address this rising tide…

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The Hill, Finance | September 30, 2022

On the Money — Congress one vote away from averting a shutdown

Lawmakers eager to get back on the campaign trail are close to finishing off a bill to avoid a shutdown. We’ll also look at a notable clawback in President Biden’s…

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Hoover Institution | September 30, 2022

School Choice Data Map

School Choice Data Map webenertia_dev Thu, 09/29/2022 - 14:25 Interactive Map of School Choice Options About School Choices Defined Additional Resources HESI The school choice options available to students and…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | September 29, 2022

Elections and Demography: Who are the Likely Voters?

This is the third issue of an AEIdeas series that focuses on elections and demographic voting patterns. During the 2022 campaign, we look weekly at demographic subgroup averages from a…

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Foreign Office Blogs | September 29, 2022

Prioritising foundational learning at the Transforming Education Summit

September is a crucial month in the calendar. In the UK, as in many countries, children have been going back to school. We have a new Prime Minister and Foreign…

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Hoover Institution | September 29, 2022

Judge “For-Profit” Charter Schools On Their Results, Not The Tax Status Of Their Main Vendor

Judge “For-Profit” Charter Schools On Their Results, Not The Tax Status Of Their Main Vendor LeAnn Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:54 Michael J. Petrilli Off Thu, 09/29/2022 - 11:39Hoover Daily Report…

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Hoover Institution | September 29, 2022

Conservatives’ Disjointed Education-Reform Agenda

Conservatives’ Disjointed Education-Reform Agenda LeAnn Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:35 Chester E. Finn Jr. Off Thu, 09/29/2022 - 11:39Hoover Daily Report Thursday, September 29, 2022 3 Flypaper Off On 3…

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Breaking Defense | September 29, 2022

Infrastructure, allies and ‘one space effort’ key to US ahead of China in space: DIU official

The moon once again a prize in a new space race. (Graphic by Breaking Defense / Original moon photo by Dom Le Roy from Pexels) WASHINGTON — In order to…

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The Hill, Technology | September 29, 2022

Netflix removes 'Dahmer' LGBTQ tag after user backlash

Netflix removed the LGBTQ tag from its new true crime show "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" after receiving backlash over the categorization. The Netflix show about Jeffrey Dahmer, a gay…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | September 29, 2022

Debunking Maths Myths

Raising education outcomes depends on equipping all teachers with the tools to maximise students’ learning. But unfortunately there are many misconceptions about what top teaching looks like, especially in maths.…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | September 29, 2022

UK tax relief shows Thatcher’s spirit is alive, but can it survive?

True believers in lower taxes and smaller government have had little to celebrate in a long time as ‘spend, tax and borrow’ has become the new entrenched orthodoxy under governments…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | September 28, 2022

Student Loan Cancelation Will Set off a Windfall for Some Federal Employees

Many congressional staff and some other federal employees are about to be on the receiving end of a surprise windfall set off by President Joe Biden’s sloppily designed and politically…

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Hoover Institution | September 28, 2022

For-Profit Charter Schools: An Evaluation Of Their Spending And Outcomes

For-Profit Charter Schools: An Evaluation Of Their Spending And Outcomes LeAnn Wed, 09/28/2022 - 10:46 Michael J. Petrilli Off Wed, 09/28/2022 - 11:39Hoover Daily Report Wednesday, September 28, 2022 4…

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