The Heritage Foundation

Heritage’s Perspective

11 hrs ago

NEW REPORT: Rethinking Early Childhood Education and Childcare in the COVID-19 Era

Combined with widespread childcare closures, COVID-19 has changed the way families work and the care their children receive. Many parents of young children—49 percent—have managed childcare closures with someone in the home being able to watch their children. But working while also watching children is significantly less productive, and many parents feel like they are merely keeping their heads above water. 

Read the report

Sep 30

Trump Administration Ends ‘Critical Race Theory’ Trainings in Move Backed by Heritage Scholars

In a move strongly supported and advocated by Heritage scholars, the Trump administration recently instructed all federal agencies to “cease and desist” from conducting taxpayer-funded employee training sessions on “critical race theory” and “white privilege.” The concept of these taxpayer-funded “critical race theory” trainings entered the conversation after Heritage's visiting fellow Chris Rufo released an exposé.

Learn more

Sep 28

"Homeschooled Jungle Freaks"

On this episode of COVID and the Classroom, Mary Clare sits down with two incredible moms, Bethany Mandel and Jenny Clark, to tackle some homeschooling stereotypes. Are homeschooled kids, as they are referred to in the movie Mean Girls, homeschooled jungle freaks? Bethany and Jenny also offer advice for parents looking into homeschooling for the first time due to the pandemic.

Listen to the podcast

Sep 28

President Trump Recognizes Heritage Scholar for Work on American History

President Trump recently praised the efforts of Heritage's Wilfred McClay for helping the National Endowment for the Humanities to promote a pro-American and patriotic national curriculum. “Under our leadership, the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant to support the development of a pro-American curriculum that celebrates the truth about our nation’s great history,” said Trump.  
 

Watch the remarks and learn more

Sep 28

Why the Electoral College Is so Necessary

As the presidential election draws nearer, leftist leaders have grown bolder in their calls to fundamentally change America’s electoral system by abolishing the Electoral College. Experts at The Heritage Foundation have produced a website that explain why this would be disastrous.  

Browse the website

Sep 25

Heritage Applauds Congressional Effort to Reduce Regulatory Burdens in COVID-19 Response  

“Government bureaucracy should not delay public health response efforts or stall economic recovery. Initial failures in coronavirus response caused by many unneeded, inefficient regulatory barriers are the consequence of heavy-handed government regulations," write Heritage experts in a statement. 

Keep reading