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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
School choice increases parental involvement and student achievement. Betsy DeVos could use her bully pulpit as education secretary to drastically deregulate federal education policies.
John Oliver’s most recent show repeated union talking points that parents across the political spectrum have realized are lies that consign millions of kids to a piss-poor education.
Next from President Obama’s government by fiat: expanding and centralizing federal control over childcare and preschool.
A court decision in Colorado could erase sectarian discrimination from 37 state constitutions. Or end vouchers nationwide.
It’s time for state lawmakers to open education to the mix-and-match customizability of the Information Age.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren once touted school choice as a necessary relief for middle-class families. With the presidency in view, no longer.
Because it fostered school choice early, Florida’s current political debates offer an early look into the struggles other states will face soon.
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