Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) recently proposedSenate Bill 2711, titled the Native American Education Opportunity Act. The bill would direct the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reimburse states that fund education savings account (ESA) programs that allow Native American students to attend a school of their choice. If passed, this legislation would open up a new array of education opportunities for Native American children and would give them access to a quality education, which, unfortunately, is often lacking on many American Indian reservations today.
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…
Nevada passed education savings accounts (ESA), which Gov. Brian Sandoval is expected to sign into law. Nevada becomes the first state to allow ESAs in a universal manner where all students…
In Part 2, Joe poses as Sister Agatha to get to the bottom of Mike’s views on school hiring rights, and Jim wants to know if Joe and Mike agree on anything at all.