Lenore T. Ealy

lenoree@thinkitecture.com

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Is Education Policy Economic Policy?

The person precedes the State in school, work, and life

AUGUST 04, 2014 by LENORE EALY

Education policy is becoming more divisive. Yet the debaters have lost focus on the person and the purpose of schooling. It's time to remind them.

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Can Civil Society Save Us?

AUGUST 28, 2013 by LENORE EALY

The philanthropy sector can help us avoid decline if it sheds its Progressive-era baggage.

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Common Core: A Tocquevillean Education or Cartel Federalism?

MAY 14, 2013 by LENORE EALY

Even if the Common Core could deliver on its promises, its spread across the country poses a serious threat to the principles of federalism and the habits of self-governance that once produced a flourishing, voluntary society.

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Exit, Voice, and Bourbon

APRIL 03, 2013 by LENORE EALY

A favored bourbon brings to mind the vast realm of human activity that does not always fit neatly into economic analysis but occupies vast amounts of our time and energy.

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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