Entries by Marsha Familaro Enright

Education in the United States

What is the purpose of education? Is “school choice” the same as a free market in education? Could education be provided entirely by the free market, with no public schools? Do we have a stratified education system? These are some of the issues address in Kirsten Lombard’s interview of RIFI president, Marsha Familaro Enright, each […]

A New, Value-Added Approach to College Rankings

Brookings Institute researchers Jonathan Rowell and Siddhartha Kulkarni have just published “Beyond College Rankings: A Value-Added Approach to Assessing Two- and Four-Year Schools.” Their approach to college rankings is different and especially useful to students and parents. “this report analyzes college ‘value-added,’ the difference between actual alumni outcomes (like salaries) and the outcomes one would […]

Scholarships Are Almost Gone

    Don’t miss your opportunity to spend a week enjoying the experience of a culture of liberty available nowhere else, while learning about great ideas with peers from around the world, at The Great Connections Seminar. You still have time to apply for this life-changing experience. Here’s a detailed description of the week. Apply […]

The Importance of the Ethic of Trade

On Friday, March 13, RIF Institute president Marsha Familaro Enright spoke to business people and students about the unrecognized Ethic of Trade and the good that this ethic brings to the world. Ms. Enright spoke about the deep good that business people create through their ethic of trade and yet, how little moral credit they get […]