Just as the real test of civil liberties may be what happens when an individual citizen meets a bad policeman, the real test of education policy is what happens when a profoundly unusual individual student runs up against a school system designed for "most" kids. In Oddly Normal, John Schwartz describes his multi-year, wearying struggle to help a brilliant, learning-disabled, and gay son navigate the New Jersey public schools. The personal narrative is affecting, Mike Godwin reports, but it is Schwartz's skills as a journalist that make the book shine.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.
The Hunter Biden story has exposed the media's selective skepticism.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on schooling during COVID-19, the future of higher ed, and why her cabinet department probably shouldn't exist at all