Lindsey M. Burke researches and writes on federal and state education issues as the Will Skillman fellow in education policy at The Heritage Foundation. Read her research.View all authors
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) has just released the findings from its most recent assessment of student academic achievement internationally. The PISA is… Read More
Politico reported this week that the Laura and John Arnold Foundation is donating $10 million to pick up the cost of 7,000 Head Start seats… Read More
Due to the government shutdown, roughly two dozen federally funded Head Start day care centers will temporarily close their doors this week. For those low-income… Read More
The Department of Education has furloughed 95 percent of its employees, deeming them non-essential. To learn how to reform the Department of Education, click here.
Florida Governor Rick Scott (R), citing concerns over federal overreach, issued an executive order last week limiting the Sunshine State’s involvement with the Common Core… Read More
Last month Ivy Bridge College, a two-year online degree program,was ordered to discontinue operations. With the help of technology firm Altius Education, Ohio-based Tiffin College… Read More
Yesterday, President Obama announced his plan to make “college more affordable, tackle rising costs, and improve value for students and their families.” But a big… Read More