9/11 Commission says nation remains at risk

Ten years after the nation’s 9/11 Commission issued its landmark report, Americans remain at risk of terrorist attacks — and the public has little understanding or appreciation of the threat. That’s the conclusion that former members of the commission reach in an update marking the anniversary of their 2004 report to the nation. Former U.S. Rep. […]

Seminar to explore impact of preschool

President Obama’s “Preschool for All” proposal has highlighted questions that have occupied the education policy community for years: Will expanding government-funded pre-kindergarten programs help children succeed in school? And if it will, are the benefits likely to be worth the costs? Education economist Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach will shine some light on the issue Wednesday, Oct. […]