Occasionally, in a blog post, we will highlight important parts of the Ayn Rand Institute’s Annual Report. For 2016, our focus is on the Institute’s Free Books to Teachers program from the perspective of Shoshana Milgram, associate professor of English at Virginia Tech and long-time supporter of the program.
The Objectivist Academic Center is a distance-learning program designed for ambitious individuals pursuing careers in business, academia and public policy. This year, the OAC has really put the “distance” in distance learning.
In this sound bite from The Yaron Brook Show, originally aired as part of the December 24, 2016 show, Yaron offers a plan for the Trump Administration’s first 100 days. Touching on cronyism, tax reform, entitlements, education, health care and national defense, this is the advice Brook would give Trump, if he were to ask for it.
In this talk, Eric Daniels, science teacher and curriculum developer at LePort schools, explores what’s wrong with today’s science education, the history of science education and how to fundamentally improve science education.
On March 10, 2016, Onkar Ghate, senior fellow, and Carl Svanberg, research associate, spoke on the meaning and value of educational freedom at the North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ 2016 Charter School Conference in Charlotte, NC.
On March 9 – 11, The North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools will be organizing the 2016 Public Charter Schools Conference in Charlotte, NC. Onkar Ghate, senior fellow, and Carl Svanberg, research associate, will be there to offer ARI’s radical perspective on educational freedom.
In the ongoing school choice debate we are often bombarded with studies and statistics allegedly showing whether school choice works or not. But one thing that few recognize is how moral ideas shape the debate.
Last week saw the so-called Million Student March, where students around the country — probably not a million of them — organized to demand free college, the cancellation of all student debt, and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers.