Barack Obama’s Most Important Move: As a Dad

December 17, 2012 | Blog

There is a reason he is our president. Barack Obama regained my faith in him tonight.  Here are some of…

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Strengthening Our Democratic Enterprise: Education Policy in the 21st Century

February 20, 2012 | Blog

This guest post is from Dr. Barbara Ferman, Founder and Executive Director, University Community Collaborative of Philadelphia and Professor of…

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Focus on Pell

February 17, 2012 | Blog

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities has released a new report highlighting the use of federal student financial…

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Are you there Kevin? It’s me, neoliberalism

February 2, 2012 | Blog

In a recent blog Kevin Carey took on Claire Potter’s critique of Obama’s higher education proposal by chastising her for…

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Thoughts on the Obama Blueprint for Higher Education

January 27, 2012 | Blog

Today President Obama unveiled his latest blueprint for the reform of higher education at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, a…

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The New Normal

July 19, 2011 | Blog

Too many Americans appear willing to accept the hand they’re dealt. Most shockingly, many of our political, educational and civic…

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Thoughts on Tucson

January 17, 2011 | Blog

This isn’t an education story, per se. But it’s too important to ignore. The education angle to the recent tragedy…

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Fili-Bernie

December 12, 2010 | Blog

I’ve officially given this blog over to Bernie Sanders. Well, not really. But I can’t think of an issue more…

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Bernie Sanders

December 7, 2010 | Blog

Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is a hero for speaking truth to power, something he has been doing his entire…

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Alphabet Soup

September 24, 2010 | Blog

A recent report raises a fundamental education policy question that requires more than simply refuting the report’s premise. The American…

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