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Apprenticeships in America

The United States lags behind its European counterparts in the use of apprenticeships.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Historical Insights Into Racism

Only time will tell how history will judge today’s political figures amid charges of racism and reverse racism.

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Nuclear Deal With Iran?

The United States and its international partners are nearing the deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Gridless Electricity

In the fight against energy poverty around the world, distributed electric generation is a vital tool.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The ‘Too Big to Fail’ Problem

We need to understand the varied concerns underlying too big to fail and implement tailored solutions.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Impending BRICS Summit

The meeting highlights the potentially positive role the BRICS countries could play in revitalizing the global system of partnerships and alliances to tackle the challenges of the 21st century.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Why Apprenticeships are Good for Business

American companies can benefit from hiring an apprentice.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Why Administrative Action on Immigration Would Benefit American Workers

How administrative action that protects undocumented immigrants would benefit all American workers.

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Need to Encourage Responsible Credit

Exploring how stronger laws and enforcement can reduce debt traps in short-term lending.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Why Professional Support for Principals Is Essential

New data show that principals believe they have a major influence on teacher evaluation. However, principals do not receive the professional support they need.

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Role of the Principal and How it’s Changing

The landscape of school leadership and principal professional development is changing rapidly.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

State Policies that Could Promote Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is a time-tested worker-training model and could be a possible solution to America’s workforce challenges.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Why Effective Teaching is the New Measure of Equity

While the ruling in Vergara v. California may have sparked strong reactions, we can all agree that great teaching matters.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Why Do We Have Gridlocked Government?

cloudy capitol domeBy refusing to live outside their comfort zones and to express empathy for their fellow citizens, Americans empower a minority of harsh voices—on both the right and the left—to strangle our shared sense of community.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Government Is Subsidizing Wealth Inequality

Government subsidies for capital gains and dividends are helping the rich get richer.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014