They can use the funds for expenses such as tutoring, private tuition, special education services, books, computers, and online and in-person classes. They can even save remaining funds for college.
Common Core is an outgrowth of the big business-big government consensus that dominates education and, because the mainstream education system reaches virtually every future voting citizen, is increasingly dominating every area of our lives.
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The Heartland Institute’s Joy Pullmann brought the free-market truth about the student loan debt crisis in a clear and aggressive way that seemed to catch the HuffPost Live host and panelists off guard.
Heartland’s Joy Pullmann has established a reputation as one of the nation’s most knowledgeable experts on the Common Core education standards. Listen to her talk about Common Core on a FreedomWorks conference call.
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast was a guest on the new Milt Rosenberg Show for an in-depth discussion on the challenges of running a think tank today compared to 20 years ago. Joe and Milt[...]
As charter schools expand rapidly around the country, several states are still charter holdouts, including the Bluegrass State. Lisa Grover, senior director of state advocacy at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools joins[...]