Assigning children to schools by ZIP code especially disenfranchises the poor and needy, because they have the least ability to buy their way to better schools either by moving to another neighborhood or paying for private tuition.
Tagged: school choice
Mary Najarrian, principal of Saint John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy in San Francisco, joins The Heartland Institute for a podcast about how an orthodox school balances conflict and education.
Public education imposes a “one-size-fits-all” and attempts to satisfy everyone’s preferences and moral values, but it’s just not possible. And in turn, it creates social tensions that could be dissolved with the freedom to congregate in mutual self-interest.
Victor Skinner, the author of the report for the Education Action Group News, joins The Heartland Institute to talk about his findings regarding Wisconsin’s oddly balanced school voucher system.
Parents and other taxpayers have multiple reasons for mounting a full-fledged grassroots rebellion against the nationalized education program being marketed as the Common Core State Standards.
Christian D’Andrea, an education policy analyst at Madison’s MacIver Institute sat down with Heartland’s Education Research Fellow, Joy Pullman to talk about how union limits in Wisconsin have helped positively influence education in the state.
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[...]
Joseph Bast, President of the Heartland Institute and Dr. Herbert Walberg, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Heartland Institute discuss their book Education and Capitalism: How Overcoming Our[...]
Heartland‘s Joy Pullman speaks with Greg Forster, Senior Fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. Opponents frequently claim that school choice does not benefit participants, it hurts public schools, costs[...]
I delivered the following remarks on February 23, 2013 at the Eighth Annual Wisconsin Conservative Conference, Bluemound Gardens, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Thank you for the introduction, thank you all for being[...]
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[Editor's note: In celebration of National School Choice Week, this is cross-posted from "The Pullmanns" blog at Ricochet.] If anyone is interested in policy issues that can appeal across party[...]