Rick Hess

American Enterprise Institute

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Director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; former teacher in the Louisiana public school system

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He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

Will President Trump ever wear a mask in public?

He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

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It could be a rare compromise in a sharply divided Congress. Democrats and Republicans want to get rid of  No Child Left Behind .

Is It Time to Reform Education Reform… Again?

It could be a rare compromise in a sharply divided Congress. Democrats and Republicans want to get rid of No Child Left Behind .

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Democrats are sharply divided between school  "reformers" and so-called "traditionalists."

Can Obama's Education Chief Save the Nation's Schools?

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