Category Archives: Education

A modest proposal: Education as an equalizer

Rep. Ron Kresha (R-Little Falls) in the Minnesota House of Representatives – All children have a fundamental right to a quality public education that fully prepares them with the skills necessary for participation in the economy, our democracy and society. … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Education, government

Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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Parents Are Giving Up Custody of Their Kids to Get Need-Based College Financial Aid

Jodi S. Cohen and Melissa Sanchez of ProPublica Illinois – Dozens of suburban Chicago families, perhaps many more, have been exploiting a legal loophole to win their children need-based college financial aid and scholarships they would not otherwise receive, court … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Controversial, Education, Parents, United States

The Surreal End of an American College

Alia Wong in the Atlantic – Small schools across the United States are facing budget shortfalls and low enrollment—leading some to shut down in the middle of students’ higher-education experience. Continue reading…

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Better Schools Won’t Fix America

Nick Hanauer in the Atlantic – Like many rich Americans, I used to think educational investment could heal the country’s ills—but I was wrong. Fighting inequality must come first. Continue reading…

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