President Trump’s team is making noise about going after the state and local tax deductions on federal income taxes. It’s a potential pay-for on tax cuts elsewhere. This would have both interesting and problematic implications for education finance if it got through Congress.
Here’s a real – candid and unvarnished – interview from Marilyn Rhames that’s well worth your time. Agree or disagree it’s the kind of conversation the field should be having. Brent Staples on some of the same issues.
Here’s a solid smart unpacking of campus speech flash points and the difference between government regulated speech and regulated speech in private settings. Conor Friedersdorf on why, regardless of whether you can, suppressing campus speech is self-defeating.
Arne Duncan interview. He sees the SIG situation differently than many…
State ESSA plans – turns of it’s not quite anything goes….some are getting bounced.