US states and districts are rethinking school accountability, recognizing the need to focus on schools' capacity to fix their shortcomings in addition to traditional measures like academic standards and student assessments.
A 2019 experiment by Hoover Institution senior fellow Larry Diamond shows that Americans have not given up on democracy, but restoring faith in our system will require an intentional effort to engage with people who hold opposing viewpoints.
Increasing the production of renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions is an admirable goal, but it will require rapid technological advancements and an expansion of existing low-carbon options such as nuclear power.
Two of the most common objections to immigration in the United States are that more immigrants lead to more crime and more people on welfare, but a closer look reveals that these objections are misguided.
America’s political instability is occurring because of deep, ongoing economic and demographic structural changes that are causing existing voting blocs to regroup and reconsider which issues motivate them and which party they support.
The government is not allowed to restrict speech because it doesn’t have any competitors. Private groups, on the other hand, are allowed to do so because individuals have many other options available to them.