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Ten Ways Colleges Work You Over

  • By
  • Stephen Burd,
  • Rachel Fishman,
  • New America Foundation
September 3, 2014 |
What they don't want you to know about admissions and financial aid.

Bobby Jindal's Love-Hate Relationship With Common Core

  • By
  • Conor Williams,
  • New America Foundation
September 2, 2014 |
It can be hard to be in love. At first, things are intoxicatingly new. Your object of desire changes everything about your life—you go on to everyone you know about how your life is fundamentally altered, about how you think that this time might really be the one.

Is New York City’s universal pre-K program a worthwhile priority?

August 29, 2014
Mayor Bill De Blasio’s signature campaign project is set to launch next week, with over 50,000 students enrolled. On-air guest panel of experts, including Conor Williams, senior early education researcher, New America Foundation.

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What Charter Schools Are Getting Right And Why They Top Our High School Rankings

  • By
  • Conor Williams,
  • New America Foundation
August 27, 2014 |
Charters educate just five percent of America’s student—yet they dominate this year’s rankings, thanks to one very simple key to success.

Lawmakers Dabble in Early Education Reform | EdCentral

  • By
  • Clare McCann,
  • New America Foundation
August 19, 2014 |
In our recent report, Beyond Subprime Learning: Accelerating Progress in Early Education, we put forth dozens of recommendations for federal, state, and local policymakers; teacher preparation programs at colleges and universities; community organizations; and school leaders to help the field better meet the needs of young children and their families and improve access to high-quality early education opportunities.
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