Entitlement Reform

The effectiveness of the U.S. social safety net continues to be an important national issue. Societal changes such as population diversification, policy shifts, and declining employment have [...]

What Use Is Educational Assessment?

Testing tools are taking an increasingly large and often questionable role in American teaching, learning, and schooling. They are used to assess learning and achievement, to influence curriculum [...]

Polarizing Polities: A Global Threat to Democracy

This volume of The ANNALS brings together scholars to explore eleven country case studies of pernicious polarization, and its resulting obstinate political blocs and its effects on democracy...