Tag: school choice
Wisconsin Choice Schools Deliver Better Achievement for Less Money

Private schools and independent public charter schools are more productive than district public schools, according to a new report.

Child Safety Accounts Would Protect School Children in Washington, DC

Thousands of Washington, DC public-school students could soon be a whole lot safer at school thanks to new legislation being considered in Congress.

Charter Schools Strike Out

With few exceptions, charter schools are part of the government monopoly on education, a collective farm of mediocrity and failure.

Education Waste Leaves Taxpayers No Choice

Parents and students deserve full educational choice, with the dollar following the scholar, as a matter of basic civil rights.

The Fight for Freedom Must Continue Post-Janus

Any day now the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the outcome of which will have major implications.

New Poll Suggests Lessons Teachers Unions Should Remember in November

A growing number of parents may be voting with their feet this fall by taking advantage of Arizona’s expansive educational choice programs.

Florida Becomes First State to Offer Student Safety Scholarships

No parent should have to play “Mother, may I” with the state or federal government to enroll their child in a school they think is safe.

Sacramento Should Celebrate National School Choice Week with Bold, Student-Centered Thinking

California’s current education system, which largely rations education based on where a child’s parents can afford to live, is a relic of a bygone era.

Want a Choice Not an Echo in Education? Then Keep the Feds Out

A provision of the recent House GOP tax plan would allow parents to use up to $10,000 of their 529 college savings plans for K-12 expenses including private school tuition. Parental choice in education is a bedrock Republican principle, and President Trump along with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are leading advocates. Yet even if...
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Why Subsidize the U.S. Department of Education When We Could Be Funding ESAs Ourselves?

Last month marked the 38th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Department of Education. Proponents insisted that elevating the Office of Education to a Cabinet-level department would improve federal education spending efficiency as well as student achievement. Opponents countered that there is scant (if any) evidence that increasing federal control over education would...
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