The silver lining to disastrous education lockdowns? A massive increase in support for all sorts of student-centered reforms.
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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.
When the feds failed to track COVID-19, Emily Oster stepped in.
Black families need control of their children's K-12 education, says the Minnesota activist. The past year's lockdowns might just make that happen.
Good Democratic voters don't like being called racist Trump supporters, which unions are leveraging to keep schools closed.
Teachers unions in Chicago and elsewhere are militantly defying requests to reopen.
There’s no reason to fight over the content of your kids’ lessons when you can choose your own.
Montclair cancellation of K-12 reopening is yet another reminder that unions are putting students last.
If passed, new laws will give parents more control over how their education dollars are spent.
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District officials described the act of defiance as an illegal strike.
Union leaders shame parents, arguing that equity gaps will widen if parents pull their children out of public schools.
In his State of the Union address, the president promised to give an opportunity scholarship to a specific child who needed one.
Embattled chancellor even playing the outside agitators card in the face of mounting parental criticism
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."
It’s good to be able to pick an education that suits your kid instead of one crafted by bureaucrats.
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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."
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.
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.
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Bob Luddy, who made a fortune in commercial kitchen ventilation, is opening Thales College in North Carolina later this year.
"School is a place where children go to learn to be stupid," said author and educator John Holt.
The LAUSD has seen a 16 percent jump in administrative staffers since 2004-and per pupil spending has been marching steadily upwards.
Government officials should use the success of the competition as an educational moment.
National School Choice Week, an annual event designed to promote educational options for K-12 students and parents, is underway.
In the home of the brave, a kid can't hold a pencil on the school bus.
Lisa Snell interviews Johns Hopkins' Ashley Berner, author of Pluralism and American Public Education: No One Way to School.
"The Case Against Education" author and economist says "if all we're trying to do is prepare people for a job, why not prepare them with a *job*?"
It's way past time that we dump factory-model schools for more individualized K-12 programs.
We're spending more than double what we used to spend per pupil with no improvement on tests for high school seniors.
Officials tasked with setting up charter school rules are imposing onerous regulations instead.
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"If all we're trying to do is prepare people for a job, why not prepare them with a job?"
You get one guess and if you can't figure out, go back to first grade.