Building a Bigger and Better Summit

April 19, 2010 | Blog

It was really hard to watch the American Graduation Initiative get cut from SAFRA. It was one of the most…

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More Good Decisions

February 24, 2010 | Blog

Kudos to the Obama administration for nominating some very fine colleagues to the National Board of Education Sciences! Adam Gamoran…

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Winners & Losers

February 2, 2010 | Blog

Eduflack offers up a first-rate post today on the winners and losers in the education portion of the President’s FY2011…

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Jumping to Conclusions

January 29, 2010 | Blog

In a recent post on Education Week‘s Inside School Research blog, Debra Viadero offers a caution about President Obama’s support…

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Where Have You Been?

September 10, 2009 | Blog

A spate of recent articles, including those covering Bill Bowen and Mike McPherson’s new book (which I promise to review…

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Join Us!

September 2, 2009 | Blog

Dear Friends and Colleagues, You are invited to the Jam on the American Graduation Initiative for community college leaders; an…

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Bloomberg Takes a Cue from Obama

August 19, 2009 | Blog

When my colleagues and I crafted our Brookings blueprint on community college reform earlier this year, one of our greatest…

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The Gimme Gimme Game

August 16, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm The President’s proposed Access and Completion Fund, as represented in HR 3221, is an ambitious effort to…

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Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don’t

August 3, 2009 | Blog

Cross-posted from Brainstorm I began the article with a nice, warm feeling–a sweet story of how Barack and Michelle Obama…

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Obama’s Firewall

July 24, 2009 | Blog

Michele McNeil at Education Week‘s Politics K-12 blog reports that President Obama himself approved the Race To The Top provision…

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