Honestly, competence, adequacy, and good enough ought to be satisfying enough goals for most students in most subject areas.
Particularly in America’s rural areas and small towns, student performance is often as bad as it is in urban centers.
A House exchange attacking religious Americans accidentally highlighted the wisdom in Betsy DeVos’s apparent decision this week to refrain from anouncing a federal ‘choice’ program.
The more levels of government that interfere with a school, the more waste, fraud, and abuse its leaders can get away with because it’s not clear who is responsible for what.
As you know, back in 2018 the voters of Iowa decided to make summer camp compulsory—and for good reason.
For the first time since his election, President Trump has reiterated his opposition to Common Core. And his education secretary is starting to sound promising notes.
He believed virtue and religious values were of absolute necessity to our educational system. Surely progressives should agree?
Steven Singer of The Huffington Post would have you believe that when parents have more choices, they have fewer choices.
What really offends critics is not that DeVos said historically black institutions offer options to children, but that Trump administration policies threaten Democrats’ political monopoly on the black vote.
Now that Betsy DeVos has been confirmed, it’s time to offer her realistic advice that does some justice to the legitimate concerns about her nomination on both sides.
The ferocity of the opposition to Betsy DeVos highlights the importance of maintaining control over a monopolistic system is for the education establishment.
Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as Secretary of Education has sent the Internet into a free fall. Here are 12 of the most insane reactions thus far.
Leftist control over education, from preschool through college, is a prime contributor to leading Republicans’ inability to think through education policy.
Her opponents fight the person, but Betsy DeVos’s platform is sound education reform.
Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, answered an array of preposterous questions from a bunch of unserious people. It’s a reminder that politics is often tragedy.
Given all the DeVos money floating around Washington, how likely are Republicans to ask some fair but critical questions about a woman who would oversee some $70 billion annually and 5,000 public employees?
Far from debating the merits of Betsy DeVos’s support of school choice, a New York Times op-ed insinuates she’s a religious zealot who intends to Christianize public education.
More than 7 in 10 millennial parents support the ability of parents to control their child’s education spending. But they keep voting for politicians who refuse to give parents that power.
No objective data finds that a single major federal program has had any effect on any of its targeted outcomes. This ought to give Betsy DeVos some humility about her position.
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