Colleges are under immense pressure to adapt to market conditions, and one of the first casualties in this development is the idea of tenure; an increasing amount of colleges and universities are hiring part-time instructors, and sometimes firing tenured professors to keep their doors open.
The Heartland Institute’s Joy Pullmann brought the free-market truth about the student loan debt crisis in a clear and aggressive way that seemed to catch the HuffPost Live host and panelists off guard.
Heartland’s Joy Pullmann has established a reputation as one of the nation’s most knowledgeable experts on the Common Core education standards. Listen to her talk about Common Core on a FreedomWorks conference call.
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast was a guest on the new Milt Rosenberg Show for an in-depth discussion on the challenges of running a think tank today compared to 20 years ago. Joe and Milt[...]
As charter schools expand rapidly around the country, several states are still charter holdouts, including the Bluegrass State. Lisa Grover, senior director of state advocacy at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools joins[...]
Our schools need to end the “green” indoctrination and ensure that students are presented with and taught to ponder and debate all sides of important and complex questions. Parents need to make sure they do so.
Are schools collecting too much personal information about kids? The world has become an intensive data-tracking place, with grocery stores tracking your eating habits and Google tracking your internet history[...]
Joseph Bast, President of the Heartland Institute and Dr. Herbert Walberg, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heartland Institute discuss their book Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our[...]
As President Obama runs about trying to engage states in his Medicare-like preschool proposal, it’s time for Republicans to start thinking as much about small children as they are about illegal immigrants.
The spectacle of San Jose State climate science professors wanting to burn a book that questions their alarmist dogma is getting some traction. Steve Goreham, author of the “offending” book[...]
Heartland‘s Joy Pullman speaks with Greg Forster, Senior Fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. Opponents frequently claim that school choice does not benefit participants, it hurts public schools, costs[...]