Education

Meritocracy and its Discontents

Michael Sandel says the hoi polloi are mad at the elites—and he thinks they have good reason to be.

By David Madland

Fuzzy Math—and English, Too

A conservative manifesto on education reveals the poverty of their education agenda.

By Conor P. Williams

Introduction: The Impacts of Eroding Enforcement

By Rebecca Dixon Rajesh D. Nayak

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

No More School Districts!

At the root of educational inequality: the rich and poor districts that keep education segregated. Here are the three reforms we need.

By Kevin Carey