On Saturday, January 30, 2016, The Heartland Institute hosted a National School Choice Week forum. Speakers for the event included Joe Walsh, a former congressman and current radio personality on[…]
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National School Choice Week is held every January. This year’s event took place from January 24 – 30, 2016. Throughout the U.S. over 16,000 events were held, with Illinois having 918 events, the most of any state. Here in Illlinois, 300,000 take advantage of personal tax credits, a form of school choice. Illinois allows families to claim credits worth 25% of their educational expenses. Worthwhile checking out is A History of School Choice from 1923 to 2015.
On September 22, 2015, Bruno Behrend, The Heartland Institute’s senior fellow for education policy, debated Troy LaRaviere, principal of Blaine Elementary School, and James Thindwa, the community engagement coordinator for[…]
This Saturday Heartland’s own Bruno Behrend will be debating Chicago Public School Principal Troy LaRaviere at the Bughouse Square Debate. This will be the featured debate on the topic “Public[…]
In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, we listen in as Heartland Senior Fellow Bruno Behrend joins the Dave Elswick show to discuss the latest on Common Core. Behrend and Elswick talk about the the popular perceptions of common core and public education and why they are not the solution to our educational problems.
We couldn’t be prouder of our own Bruno Behrend, who recently drove up to a Tea Party Rally in Sheboygan, WI (otherwise known as “real America”) to talk about school[…]
Subhead: It’s not about bashing teachers, it’s about changing the entire system … At least, that was the message I conveyed on Fox News Chicago on Sunday Morning while discussing[…]