Education researcher Kerry McDonald sees this crisis as an opportunity to experiment with self-directed learning.
The Cuban revolutionary was not a big fan of life, liberty, and property.
Parents should be able to respond to this blunt dismissal of their children's needs by taking their business elsewhere.
If you try homeschooling, you may discover that it's not just a good way to keep COVID-19 at bay, but a good educational approach and fit for your family more generally.
In West Virginia, advocates have been fighting to pass the Tim Tebow Act since 2011. They're on the verge of scoring a partial legislative victory.
It's a solid budget proposal—too bad it won't go anywhere.
The university's litmus test is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
To reduce conflict over classroom lessons, let people choose their kids’ education.
Education activist Andrew Campanella on the moral perversity of school-choice critics.
Political hypocrisy on school choice needs to be exposed, says Reason Foundation's Corey DeAngelis.
"I've never been to school. I grew up homeschooled, stayed homeschooled, never was not homeschooled."
When educators don't see their parents and students as customers, they make some really stupid decisions.
"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."
"It's a disservice to undergrads," said one student.
As a black child growing up in Arkansas, Virginia Walden Ford fought her way into segregated schools. As an adult, she fought to get her son out of failing public schools.
The Montana Blaine Amendment Case and the Need for a Consistent Approach to Discrimination on the Basis of Religion
Conservatives want courts to consider the governments' bigoted motives in enacting anti-Catholic Blaine amendments, but not when it comes to Trump's travel ban. Liberals tend to be inconsistent in the opposite way.
Kendra Espinoza's daughters rely on a state-supported scholarship program to attend the school of their choice.
A New York Times study describes how both red and blue states use public education to indoctrinate students in their preferred ideologies. This dynamic should dampen hopes that public education can fix the problem of widespread political ignorance.
"I'm retiring earlier than I had planned because I just can't be a part of this any longer."
She fights against school choice while her kid and grandkids go to private school.
The Washington Post finally corrected Dean Robert Pianta's erroneous op-ed.
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.
Her plan isn't perfect, but she's right that the system is broken. Congress should act to fix it.
Less pandering to education unions; more choices for parents.
Brooklyn School Integration Is Totally Working! (Except for Some Non-Compliant Families, but They Probably Hate Diversity)
Middle-school enrollment is down 7% after a trailblazing admissions overhaul; politicians declare victory while insulting those who left.
Plus: the effects of restrictive zoning on education access, DACA's uncertain future at the Supreme Court, and Mayor Pete's miraculous surge
Sen. Richard Burr's proposal would heavily deter any student-athlete from getting paid.
Students should avoid e-cigarettes because they "have chemicals in them," a lesson warns.
Warren says her wealth tax math "clearly" adds up. It doesn't.
It’s far from clear how any of the reforms championed by AOC and Bernie will truly challenge the public education status quo.
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.
Reading logs rarely instill a love of reading in children. We ought to just drop the act.
How the Other Half Learns reveals how Success challenges supporters and opponents of education reform.
Robert Pondiscio's provocative new book, How the Other Half Learns, challenges supporters and opponents of education reform.
The Department of Education alleges the universities' research is discriminatory against certain religions.