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Give Our Kids a Break: How Three-Year Degrees Can Cut the Cost of College

The American higher education system is the finest in the world. Our universities and colleges are unmatched, and we have more highly rated schools than…

Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?

Young Americans – the 80 million Americans age 16-34 – have had a rough recession and an almost non-existent recovery. This is reinforced by the…

Student Debt: The FAQs on Pay As You Earn (PAYE)

In August 2013, President Obama announced a major drive to increase enrollment in “Pay As You Earn” (PAYE), a federal student loan repayment option based…

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U.S. News & World Report: Why Charter Schools Work — Or Don’t

Nothing frosts me more than Diane Ravitch and her friends’ charge that charter schools amount to “corporate reform.” This is such nonsense. The charter movement…

Press Release: Osborne to Lead PPI Project on Reinventing America’s Schools

For Immediate Release January 21, 2015 OSBORNE TO LEAD PPI PROJECT ON REINVENTING AMERICA’S SCHOOLS WASHINGTON, D.C.—David Osborne, co-author of Reinventing Government and other highly…

Washington Post: To improve schools, let teachers run them

Walk through a typical public school, and you see students, sitting in rows of identical desks, listening to teachers talk. Unless the teacher is particularly…

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Jobs and Millennials: How are They Faring?

Economists everywhere are scrambling to determine how today’s weak jobs report impacts the strong recovery story of 3.2 million jobs created over the last year….

Rotherham: No Congressional District Left Behind

In an op-ed today for U.S. News & World Report, Andrew Rotherham, cofounder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, intriguingly argues that the best school reform idea is…

Weinstein: March Madness at Time Magazine

Time Magazine (courtesy of the New America Foundation) recently re-published a new way to rank NCAA tournament winners according to their graduation success rates. According…

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The Future of Public Education Governance
Progressive Policy Institute, Washington DC
Jan
16
Jobs and Wages for Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?
National Press Club, Washington DC
Sep
27
Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC
Sep
19