The Future Of America is Nonwhite, But Are Our Schools Ready? Good Work At Goodwill, Must-Read Leondhart On College Diversity, Charter Snubs In Massachusetts, Pension Problems Everywhere, Billionaires And Advocacy, ESSA Debate, Sorta Fish, More!

It’s Friday, and again no fish pictures! There are some in the queue but it’s been busy around here. One link at the bottom and whiskey/education/congress expert Kevin Kosar goes fishing all the time. If you’re going to come after Chad Aldeman, especially on pension policy, get your facts straight first. Underneath the current craziness, I …

Slow News Day – A Few Links, But Massachusetts Charters A Pitched Battle! Plus, Kosar’s Navy

Everyone is holding their breath for tomorrow, refreshing their favorite political sites. Not a lot happening. Politico looks at the student loan debt relief issue – it’s an important issue by itself and then also illustrative of a range of things that will be caught up in transition between administrations. The Times looks at the …

Kosar Takes The Helm, Three Cheers for School Advertising

This guest blogpost is by Kevin Kosar, author of Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education, who edits the Federal Education Policy History website and is a senior fellow at the R Street Institute. Thanks to Andy Rotherham for giving me the keys to Eduwonk this week. I will resist the temptation to post fish …

Bellwether And The 74 Live Blogging The Conventions, More Dem Platform News, Education’s Mirth Problem, Fish, McWhorter On Policy, Rosenwald Schools, Rhames on Violence, Pay For Success, And What Are They Doing In Wisconsin Right Now? Plus Bear And Health Care News!

Bellwether and The 74 are teaming up to live blog the conventions, starts now. Let’s talk about education! Also look for a very cool project release from Bellwether on Monday. It’s Friday, but no fish pics today. Instead, Kevin Kosar who battles with Bellwether’s Alison Fuller for the mayor of fish porn title has launched …