Brookings Institution

School Superintendents: Vital or Irrelevant?

Matthew M. Chingos, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst, and Katharine M. Lindquist
September 3, 2014

A September 2014 paper published by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution examines school superintendents and whether quantitative research can demonstrate the impact th

New Evidence Raises Doubts on Obama’s Preschool for All

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
November 20, 2013

Essentially any positive claims researchers have made about government preschool programs are not supported by the evidence, says developmental psychologist Russ Whitehurst of the Brookings Institu

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

The Many Benefits of a Carbon Tax

Adele Morris
February 26, 2013

In this policy proposal — part of the 15 Ways to Rethink the Federal Budget — Adele Morris proposes a carbon tax as a new source of revenue that could also help address climate change.

Setting Priorities, Meeting Needs: The Case for a National Infrastructure Bank

William A. Galston and Korin Davis
December 13, 2012

In its initial fiscal cliff proposal to Republicans, the White House requested additional multi-year stimulus spending, most notably $50 billion in new infrastructure funds for FY

How Well Are American Students Learning?

Tom Loveless
November 5, 2012

A series of data analyses from the left-leaning Brookings Institution find no link between high state standards and high student achievement.

Bandwidth for the People

Robert Crandall, Robert Hahn, Robert Litan, and Scott Wallsten
May 1, 2004

High-speed access to the Internet, or “broadband,” could be a tremendous boon to economic growth. In March 2004, the Bush administration made rapid deployment of broadband a national priority.

Toppling off the Fiscal Cliff: Whose Taxes Rise and How Much?

Roberton Williams, Eric Toder, Donald Marron, and Hang Nguyen
October 1, 2012

The fiscal cliff threatens an unprecedented tax increase at year end.

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