Analysis: After a decades-long zero-sum game of power, the lasting legacy of No Child Left Behind and the Every Student Succeeds Act will be the end of local control
Nat Malkus | The 74
The battle between localism and the politics of abstraction
Ryan Streeter | The American Project
The Scottish philosopher David Hume wrote, “Parties from principle, especially abstract speculative principle, are known only to modern times, and are, perhaps, the most extraordinary and unaccountable phenomenon that has appeared in human affairs.” He observed that factions in the modern era had started behaving in ideological ways. Hume’s observation is a useful insight into the kinds of division and polarization that characterize the American political landscape today.
The details of Every Student Succeeds Act plans may be less important than how they're created
Andy Smarick | US News & World Report
Please be advised that, as this site upgraded, some material is out of context with current events (it was originally posted between 2014- 2018.) However, the content is ageless and seeks to remedy a disintegrating educational program, even as we speak of it today. The best remedies will remain voiceless; without a heavy purse, stronger family structure, and less educational politics to announce a new educational ideology that puts kids first.