Does Policy Analysis Still Matter?
Does Policy Analysis Matter? Exploring Its Effectiveness in Theory and Practice, edited by Lee S. Friedman, was released by University of California Press in February 2017. In addition to Professor Friedman, chapter contributors include John A. Hird (MPP '86/PhD '88), Eric M. Patashnik (MPP '89) and Justin Peck, and M. Suzanne Donovan[…]
Who Needs Charters When You Have Public Schools Like These?
Starting in kindergarten, the students in the Union Public Schools district in Tulsa, Okla., get a state-of-the-art education in science, technology, engineering and math. (Credit: Andrea Morales for The New York Times)TULSA, Okla. — The class assignment: Design an iPad video game. For the player to win, a cow must cross a two-lane[…]
Obamacare is the law of the land. But it’s still vulnerable.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s (R-Wis.) decision to pull legislation to reconfigure the nation’s health-care system is a major setback to President Trump and the GOP. For seven years, Republicans promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. Their failure to deliver on this promise exposes intraparty divisions that will not be[…]
Job Posting: Adjunct in Food Policy
The Goldman School of Public Policy seeks applications from researchers in food policy, with an emphasis on the social movements of food production, food service, and labor practices and policies in these sectors. We anticipate that these scholars will study the political, legal, and social aspects of food policy, including: organizing social movements[…]
Job Posting: Lecturer
RECRUITMENT PERIODOpen date: February 17th, 2017Next review date: March 10th, 2017Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.Final date: September 19th, 2017Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been[…]
How to Pick a Preschool in Less Than an Hour
As soon as I walked into Celia Rojas’s prekindergarten class in Union City, N.J., I was sucked in by the hum of activity. Art plastered the walls, plants were hanging from the ceiling, and in every nook there was something to seize a child’s imagination. Some kids were doing cutouts of paper clothing and others were at an easel, painting. A[…]