Last week was National School Choice Week. Negative vibes and views about school choice whether achieved through vouchers, charter schools, Educational Savings Accounts, or by other means are quite common.
[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[…]
Long after ramping up benefits radically during the pre-2008 economic growth period (and collecting lots of votes from unionized teachers), Michigan lawmakers are now reluctant to address the state’s imprudent,[…]
Heartland Institute research fellow Benjamin Domenech, who is also editor of our Health Care News, was a guest today on “The War Room” on Glenn Beck’s Web-based network The Blaze.[…]
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[…]
If you had asked me earlier this week if I thought Indiana’s SB 496, the Parent Trigger Act, would face any difficulty in conference, I would have said, in so[…]
Kelley Williams-Bolar is a felon in the state of Ohio. A jury recently found her guilty of fraud and forgery, but prosecutors could not make the case for grand theft.[…]
Tens of thousands of people in at least 36 states this week will participate in more than 140 events touting the virtues of school choice. It’s the first annual National[…]
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[…]
I’ve been saying that that if our education system – the Government Education Complex – falls, it will fall quickly. It will appear unassailable up until it simply collapses of its own weight, expense, and internal contradictions. I think that is starting to happen, and I think the Parent Trigger is an idea that will accelerate that process. That is why it deserves support.
Several school districts in Oklahoma are flatly refusing to comply with a new state law offering school vouchers to parents of children with disabilities. The Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for[…]
From the creative geniuses behind “The Tiger Woods Story” and “The Passion of Mel Gibson” comes what might be translated most accurately as “Gun-Toting Adrian Fenty Versus Teachers Union Zombie Clowns”:[…]
From my friend and School Reform News contributor Ben DeGrow comes word of a scrappy school district in Colorado on the cusp of a big advance on the school choice[…]
As a practical libertarian (yes, editor of something called Somewhat Reasonable) and realist education reformer, I tend to take people by surprise when I come out strongly against “Performance Pay.”[…]