Frederick M. Hess
Oct 13, 2021
Virginia's McAuliffe Is Dishonest & Deceptive On Critical Race Theory
Appearing this weekend on CNN’s State of the Union, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe charged that Republicans have “made up” K-12 disputes...
Sep 17, 2021
Are Cultural Currents Imperiling Students' Mental Health?
There’s been a lot of talk over the past year about the toll that COVID has taken on the mental health of our nation’s youth. New results from 138,000 college students...
Sep 7, 2021
'Culturally Responsive Education' Can Morph from Appealing Theory to Troubling Practice
Anyone who spends much time around schools is by now familiar with the debates over Critical Race Theory. Less prominent has been the rise of “culturally responsive...
Jul 19, 2021
Critical Race Enthusiasts Should Learn the Lesson of 'Defund the Police'
A year ago, “defund the police” activists were having quite a time. Outlets like CNN and Vox were publishing fawning profiles. Social media sensations like Reps....
May 6, 2021
Media Coverage of Education Is a Partisan Affair
Education has frequently defied partisan tropes. In 2002, as he signed the No Child Left Behind Act, President Bush noted that massive majorities in Congress had "set partisan...
Apr 28, 2021
UPenn Turns Sensible COVID Policy Into Showcase for Woke Junk Science
COVID-19 has been a trying time for pretty much everyone — even cosseted tenure-track professors. Reasonably enough, university leaders are working to accommodate faculty...
Feb 4, 2021
Miguel Cardona's Confirmation Hearing Left More Questions than Answers
On Wednesday, the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) held its confirmation hearing for Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s nominee for...
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