Posts by Vicki E. Alger
Vicki E. Alger is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Senior Fellow and Director of the Women for School Choice Project at the Independent Women’s Forum. She is the author of the Independent book, Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America’s Children.
Obama’s Latest Hostile Takeover Target: Private Career Colleges
Oklahoma: Losing Federal Waiver, Winning Back Rightful Control over Education
A Riverside High School Thinks Dumpster Diving is a Needed Life Skill for Special Education Students
Competing for Students, Not Federal Funding, Is Still the Best Preschool Policy
Chicago Teachers Union Boss and Classic Champagne Socialism
Parental Choice, Not Common Core, Is the Key to Academic Accountability
Prize-winning Mathematician Says Common Core Math Doesn’t Add Up
California Lawmakers Mandate Students Study about Obama
Gov. Brown Invokes Religion to Open the Border, but Path to Faith-based Schools Remains Closed
Ban Government—Not Sweets—in Schools to Combat Bureaucratic Obesity
Are Lawsuits Ending or Mending Teacher Tenure?
More States Abandoning the Sinking Common Core Ship
Common Core: Raising the Bar-barians
Stagnation Nation? High School Seniors’ Results on Nation’s Report Card Didn’t Budge
This Memorial Day Honor Vets with Education Savings Accounts
Los Angeles County Board of Education Blocks LAUSD “Blackmail” of Charter Schools
Common Core Makes Simple Math as Complicated as the Tax Code
Universal Government Preschool: Nilla Wafer Wishes and Juice Box Dreams
Lessons from a German Homeschooling Family about the Nanny State
State of the Union 2014: More Preschool Politics?
Conscripting Four-Year Olds: California’s Latest Preschool Plan
Retiring Teacher Seniority in California?
Immigrants and Poor Kids Aren’t to Blame for Poor PISA Performance
Rationing Schooling Freedom in Collectivist Oakland
PISA Results Show We’re a World Leader . . . in Spending, Not Performance

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