Their local school board denied these parents’ application to open a classical school in their mountain town. These parents would not take no for an answer.
Teachers’ unions prevent low-income parents from having the same choices as well-to-do parents, which is the true systemic problem in our education system.
‘In 2018, the charter classes in those buildings were five times more likely to have a majority of students pass a standardized English test. On math, they were seven times more likely.’
At a time countless students face obstacles that could permanently stunt their learning growth, school choice provides one obvious solution to help mitigate a ‘lost generation.’
Despite writing more than 50 books on economics, race, and history, there’s a good chance Thomas Sowell is the national treasure you’ve never heard of.
In a speech at Hillsdale College, Sec. DeVos conveyed that in American education, the fight has just begun to restore choice and freedom to every family.
When public school districts have a monopoly, they can easily justify delaying school or implementing extended closures. School choice is the solution.
Ocasio-Cortez elaborated on the poor conditions of the South Bronx public schools, and said she helped get her goddaughter into a local charter school.
Warren spoke only a few words at her rally before the school choice organization Powerful Parent Network interrupted her in coordinated protest.
‘Britain’s strictest school’ for the underprivileged, where discipline and order sparked controversy, just got its first major results, which are four times better than the national average.
Democrats have run America’s most dangerous cities for decades. They have no answers. Here are five solutions to fix the problems Democrat policies made worse.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech interviews education economist Eric Hanushek.
Despite fierce opposition from teachers unions, the GOP legislature makes a small first step toward allowing parents and children to have more control over their futures.
Sanders is proposing that we ban charter schools, but what he doesn’t realize is that minorities and poor students will be hardest hit.
Both liberals and conservatives work from the simplistic assumption that teachers are mediocre professionals, bad at their jobs. This is the wrong approach.
Would our schools have prepared Abraham Lincoln to give us the Gettysburg Address or Second Inaugural? Do they aspire to?
Teachers’ unions use children as bargaining chips, intimidating legislatures into giving them endless political power. So what do parents and teachers think of them when they can be honest?
Teachers’ unions and city officials are giving this charter school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, a hard time despite the fact that children are thriving.
Money is not at the root of America’s education problem. The true root of the issue lies with the human participants.
Today’s young parents care about more than just test scores, and are increasingly supportive of educational choice.
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