Math is tripping up community college students. Some schools are trying something new
USA Today and The Hechinger Report (long version), 6/24/24
Eliminating advanced math ‘tracks’ often prompts outrage. Some districts buck the trend
The Hechinger Report and KQED’s MindShift, 4/17/24
5 Tools Teachers Can Use to Find Research-Backed Edtech That Works
Edutopia, 10/26/23
School ed tech money mostly gets wasted. One state has a solution
The Hechinger Report and KQED’s MindShift, 10/16/23
State takeovers of ‘failing’ schools are increasing. Do they help students?
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 8/4/23
One of the poorest cities in America was succeeding in an education turnaround. Is that now in peril?
The Hechinger Report and Belt Magazine, 6/14/23
Inside the new middle school math crisis
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 12/30/22
Protocols to stop mass school shootings are spreading. Are students’ right being violated?
USA TODAY and The Hechinger Report (long version), 12/28/22
It’s Crucial for the U.S. to Figure Out How Much Carbon Emissions Are Costing All of Us
Time, 10/20/22
Twilight of income-share agreements to pay for college?
WIRED and The Hechinger Report (long version), 8/15/22
Central Hudson Is Broken. Can New York Fix It?
The River, 5/24/22
Veterans are tangled in red tape trying to get their student loans cancelled as promised
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 4/22/22
Middle school science teachers often struggle with shaky scientific knowledge
USA TODAY and The Hechinger Report (long version), 4/15/22
Federal relief money boosted community colleges, but now it’s going away
nbcnews.com and The Hechinger Report (long version), 12/13/21
Despite mediocre records, for-profit online charter schools are selling parents on staying virtual
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 9/24/21
Kids Are Failing Algebra. The Solution? Slow Down.
The Hechinger Report, 7/13/21
Is it time to stop segregating kids by ability in middle school math?
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 10/17/20
Hospitals on Life Support
Comstock’s Magazine, 9/17/20
Middle school is often difficult. Try experiencing it under quarantine.
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 6/19/20
Driven to ‘near extinction’: Beijing’s high-pressure campaign against the foreign Chinese-language press
Coda, 5/6/20
Child Care Crisis
Comstock’s Magazine, 4/13/20
Can hands-on career education go online during school shutdowns?
PBS NewsHour and The Hechinger Report (long version), 3/31/20
When applying to college, what should matter?
The Washington Post and The Hechinger Report (long version), 2/14/20
How Safe Is Your Pension?
Comstock’s Magazine, 11/18/19
What If You Don’t Have a Pension?
Comstock’s Magazine, 11/18/19
Teaching the Teachers
Comstock’s Magazine, 8/21/19
Settling For Less
Comstock’s Magazine, 2/5/19
An Alternative to ‘Deny and Defend’?
Comstock’s Magazine, 2/5/19
How Ed-Tech Startups Are Taking on Tech’s Equity Problem
Comstock’s Magazine, 11/26/18
How to Increase On-Time College Graduation Rates
Comstock’s Magazine, 8/28/18
Wealth Management With Family in Mind
Comstock’s Magazine, 2/1/18
The Great 2018 Tax Season
Comstock’s Magazine, 2/1/18
How the Tax Bill Will Help Lobbyists for Years to Come
VICE, 12/11/17
Russian Disinformation: Everywhere? Nowhere?
Coda, 8/24/17
Don’t Look Now but America’s Tax System Could Soon Collapse
VICE, 8/23/17
Senate Repeal Bill Could Affect State Economies
VICE, 6/29/17
For Lawyers, Lack of Tech Competence Isn’t Just a Competitive Issue, but an Ethical One
Comstock’s Magazine, 6/15/17
How Two California Universities Led the Way on Gender Parity
Comstock’s Magazine, 5/2/17
Autism and Alzheimer’s Rates Are Spiking: How Special-Needs Families Can Avoid Going Broke
Comstock’s Magazine, 4/18/17
Inside the Fight to Keep Tax Filing Difficult
VICE, 4/13/17
The Real Mandate in Health Care
VICE, 3/23/17
Where Did the Tea Party Go?
Vice, 3/3/17
Will Small, Focused Protests Stop Republicans from Scrapping Obamacare?
Vice, 1/28/17
The Case for New Practices: How to Bridge the Legal Generation Gap
Comstock’s Magazine, 7/20/16
Will the Mega-Grid Get Built?
Comstock’s Magazine, 7/1/16
Hard Times at For-Profit U
Comstock’s Magazine, 4/1/16
Working Toward a Greener China
Comstock’s Magazine, 3/1/16
Startups Meet the Smart Meter
Comstock’s Magazine, 12/1/15
Legal English as a Second Language: Why Can’t Lawyers Communicate Like Other Humans?
Comstock’s Magazine, 10/1/15
Is an Earthquake on the Way in Campaign Finance?
The Weekly Leaf, 7/26/15
Religious Liberty and Its Discontents
The Weekly Leaf, 5/25/15
How to Drown the IRS in a Bathtub
The Weekly Leaf, 4/26/15
Will Gerrymandering Go South or Go Viral?
The Weekly Leaf, 3/29/15
What’s Missing From the Teacher Debate
The Weekly Leaf, 1/30/15
Supreme Court Could Toss Remaining Rules on Money in State Judicial Elections
The Weekly Leaf, 1/18/15
2016 Nears, and Voter Disenfranchisement Rolls On
The Weekly Leaf, 1/8/15
Is the Rise in Inequality Eroding Trust?
The Weekly Leaf, 12/19/14
Violent Video Games: Aggression, Profits and the First Amendment
The Weekly Leaf, 12/12/14
11 Ways to Keep Scammers From Stealing Your Holiday
The Fiscal Times, 11/30/14, and Yahoo Finance, 11/30/14
The Two-Track Recovery: Europe Versus the United States
The Weekly Leaf, 11/21/14
The American Nursing Home–Another Infrastructure Problem Being Ignored
The Weekly Leaf, 11/26/14
Do the Poor Deserve More Scrutiny Than Other Government Beneficiaries?
The Weekly Leaf, 11/7/14
Has Suicide Become a Permanent Feature of U.S. Military Service?
The Weekly Leaf, 11/5/14
5 Smart Ways to Rebalance Your Portfolio
The Fiscal Times, 10/27/14, and Yahoo Finance, 10/27/14.
How Student Loan Debt Could Sink the American Economy
The Weekly Leaf, 10/26/14
Is On-Time Completion the Answer to Rising College Costs?
The Weekly Leaf, 10/10/14
Good News Trends the Media Misses–And Why They Matter
The Weekly Leaf, 9/30/14
Common Core: U.S. Education Reform or Red Herring?
The Weekly Leaf, 9/23/14
Credit Unions and Banks Don’t Agree on Much–Except Dodd-Frank
The Weekly Leaf, 9/18/14
Can States Be Pro-Business While Taking Care of Their Most Vulnerable?
The Weekly Leaf, 9/10/14
ADA Lawsuits: A Case Study in Lack of Governance
The Weekly Leaf, 8/23/14
Attention College Shoppers
Comstock’s Magazine, July 2014 issue
Why You Should Spring for a Really Good Mattress
The Fiscal Times, 4/4/14, and Yahoo News, 4/4/14
Waterborne Disorder
Comstock’s Magazine, November 2013 issue
It’s Time for Democrats to Ditch Andrew Jackson
Salon, 5/3/13, and appearance on MSNBC’s Up With Steve Kornacki, 6/9/13: 1, 2, 3
Why More Affluent Americans Pay No Taxes
The Fiscal Times, 4/11/13; interview with Mary Beth Marsden, WBAL Radio in Baltimore, 4/11/13
10 Tax Laws That Hurt the Economy Most
The Fiscal Times, 3/28/13
8 Smart Ways To Lower Your Taxes in Retirement
The Fiscal Times, 3/13/13
9 New Tax Rules That Matter Now More Than Ever
The Fiscal Times, 2/28/13; interview on The Kevin and Karen Show, WJBO Radio in Baton Rouge, 3/4/13
This Is the Worst Tax Mistake You Can Make
The Fiscal Times, 2/27/13; Business Insider, 2/27/13
13 Tax Breaks You’ve Never Heard Of
The Fiscal Times, 2/1/13
Tax Hell: New Laws, New Reasons to Hire an Expert
The Fiscal Times, 1/24/13
Students Are Fleeing Liberal Arts–How It Could Hurt U.S.
The Fiscal Times, 1/9/13
Overwhelmed with Email? What It’s Doing to Your Brain
The Fiscal Times, 11/14/12; interview on Maryland’s News Now with John Patti, WBAL, 11/15/12 (no link available)
The 12 Most Expensive States to Raise Children
The Fiscal Times, 10/27/12
21 Good News Trends for America
The Fiscal Times, 9/14/12
College Dorms: From Animal House to Luxury Living
The Fiscal Times, 8/29/12
Colleges Pay Students to Graduate Faster
The Fiscal Times, 7/23/12; Business Insider, 7/24/12
Why Americans Love the NFL and Hate Their Politicians
The Fiscal Times, 1/31/12
The Coming Nursing Home Shortage
The Fiscal Times, 1/26/12, and excerpted on the AARP Blog, 1/30/12
Why America’s College Students Don’t Graduate
The Fiscal Times, 12/19/11
The Brain Freeze Survival Guide
Men’s Health, 11/29/11