Perhaps the most dramatic advance for school choice in 2017 was accomplished through the federal child tax credit expansion. It illuminates needed improvements to parent choice.
School choice hasn’t been tried and found wanting. It’s been found politically difficult and not really tried.
Two of Colorado’s largest school districts are engaging in very public fights over the future of K-12 education. Their outcomes will affect families across the country.
Betsy DeVos frightens the heebiejeebies out of the Left because her marquee policy—school choice—uncovers their intellectual and moral bankruptcy.
Increasingly, it seems that choice students may undergo a performance drop upon initially entering the program, but a performance gain from continued exposure.
Despite this week’s positive religious liberty rulings, the 2015 Obergefell ruling created conflicting precedent harassing schools into controversial manifestations of unproven gender ideology.
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.
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