2014 Press Archive

Diane Ravitch's Blog

Common Core: Yes or No? A Debate.

September 14, 2014

Embrace the Common Core State Standards? Do not embrace the Common Core? That was the question in New York when four people — two for… more

Education Dive

12 education thought leaders you should follow on Twitter

September 12, 2014

Petrilli is the current president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and an editor of Education Next. He is a frequent poster and seems to… more

Diane Ravitch's Blog

“Embrace the Common Core?” A Debate

September 11, 2014

I am not exactly sure what “Intelligence Squared” is, but it sponsored an interesting debate about Common Core. Speaking for Common Core was Mike Petrilli,… more

Education Week

In NPR Show, a Debate and a Vote on Common Core

September 10, 2014

Four partisans with strong opinions debated the Common Core State Standards on Tuesday night in New York City as part of the very lively but… more

Wall Street Journal

Seeing Putin Plain

July 22, 2014

In the fall of 2007 I participated in a debate in New York on the question of whether Russia was again becoming an enemy of… more

Philadelphia Weekly

Intelligence Squared Debate: Campaign Finance

June 26, 2014

Many have argued for things like public financing or, you know, sensible limits, while others have said where you spend your money is a matter… more

Huffington Post

Neil deGrasse Tyson v. the Right: Cosmos, Christians and the Battle for American Science

June 23, 2014

Dinesh D'Souza, for instance, has taken to using science as proof of religion -- he argues, rather absurdly, that the Bible's explanation of the origins… more

Philadelphia Tribune

Popular NPR debate show to return to Philly

June 19, 2014

Campaign finance, Super PACS and the First Amendment make up the three topics to be debated on NPR Radio’s popular show, “Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates,”… more

Economics & Institutions

SEATTLE’S NEW MINIMUM WAGE LAW

June 03, 2014

The Seattle experiment in wage rate regulation should provide yet another opportunity to test the effects of this type of labor market policy. In the… more

Philadelphia Weekly

Constitution Center Event on Campaign Finance

June 03, 2014

Described as “always intelligent and provocative” (Wall Street Journal), the award-winning NPR show Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates (IQ2US) returns to the National Constitution Center for… more