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Education isn’t a commodity for labor

Education in the United States is becoming increasingly tied to job preparation. But 20th-century philosopher John Dewey knew that such a focus would mean sacrificing the true goal of education.

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Affirmative Action

Race-neutral affirmative action can help identify first-generation students like Blanca Diaz and LaQuintah Garrett. AP Photo/Amy Anthony

Colleges need affirmative action – but it can be expanded

Race-conscious admissions policies are still the best way to achieve diversity on campus. Yet, some race-neutral methods could help colleges improve diversity – and stand up to legal scrutiny.

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School Choice

The Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case is blurring the lines between church and state. aradaphotography/Shutterstock.com

The Supreme Court, religion and the future of school choice

The Trinity Lutheran case signals the Supreme Court's willingness to interpret separation of church and state as religious discrimination. What will this mean for the future of vouchers and school choice?

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