Public schools can barely teach kids at all, but their defenders don’t want you trying alternatives.
The pandemic, says Reason Foundation's Corey A. DeAngelis, is finally forcing districts to put students ahead of teachers and bureaucrats.
First the union invaded, now it refuses to leave.
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Making it easier for families to fund their preferred education options will be a lot more effective than throwing a big bribe to teachers unions.
The University of Illinois' Jon Hale and Reason Foundation education analyst Corey DeAngelis go toe to toe
Kids are beside the point when government officials and union leaders keep them waiting on labor negotiations that serve everybody but students and their families.
DIY approaches to education—including homeschooling, learning pods, and microschools—are gaining popularity as public schools fold under pressure.
A new survey finds parents are substantially more satisfied with private and charter schools’ responses to the pandemic than they were with those of traditional public schools.
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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders correctly diagnose the problem, but fail to provide an adequate solution.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.
Education activist Andrew Campanella on the moral perversity of school-choice critics.
"They're trying to force us to put our children in the district school," says Stefaine D’Amico, whose three kids attend online classes that could be abolished. "That's not fair."
Elizabeth Warren Would Rather Make You Fix Your Terrible Public School Than Let You Send Your Kid to a Charter School
"You don't like the building? You think it's old and decaying? Then get out there and push to get a new one," she said.
Less pandering to education unions; more choices for parents.
Virginia Walden Ford talks about her role in integrating schools in the 1960s and leading a movement to escape failing public schools four decades later.
Robert Pondiscio's provocative new book, How the Other Half Learns, challenges supporters and opponents of education reform.
Democratic candidates are selling out their constituents to advance their careers.
Democrats repudiate their own recent past and seek to restrict educational choices for poorer kids.
After L.A. Teachers' Strike, California Task Force Recommends Strict Restrictions on Charter Schools
Union leaders made charters a major point of contention during the January protests.
Sen. Cory Booker's comments were in response to Sen. Bernie Sanders' public education plan, which targets charter schools.
The presidential candidate suggested at the time that charter schools and traditional public schools can coexist.
The Florida school is running into trouble with the USDA and the school district over anti-milk marketing and school choice politics.
West Virginia Teachers Striking Over Law That Would Allow Charters and Vouchers for Special-Needs Students
Walkout unmasks how unions put kids second when it comes to publicly financed education.
The New Jersey senator was once a big supporter of education reform, but that could be a liability in 2020.
The district's budget is broken, and the latest deal with the unions will make it worse.
Private schools are holding their ground against surging competition and scared regulators.
The LAUSD has seen a 16 percent jump in administrative staffers since 2004-and per pupil spending has been marching steadily upwards.
Until we can get government entirely out of education, we'll have to keep fighting to preserve and expand our ability to choose what's right for our kids.
Decades after Brown v. Board of Education, Choice Finally Integrated Schools in Alabama's Poorest County
Opponents of charter schools often claim that school choice will segregate K-12 education. Sumter County, Alabama proves them wrong.
Rising benefits costs and a bloated administration is putting Los Angeles' schools deep in the red.
Seeing your kids held hostage in a battle between government factions is a great incentive to look for alternatives.
Charter Schools Take Unnecessary Risk With Blistering Attacks on California Gubernatorial Frontrunner
If Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wins in November, will he punish charters for their efforts?
In New York, Rich Disabled Kids Get the City to Send Them to Private School. Poor Disabled Kids Get Screwed.
School choice is about extending the privileges of the upper middle class to everyone else.