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.
National School Choice Week
Private College for $11,000 a Year? Libertarian Businessman Creates an Alternative to Higher Ed Waste
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.
The Case Against Education: Economist Bryan Caplan Says Government Spending of $1 Trillion a Year on Schooling Is a Waste
"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.
When advocates make clear that school choice is about liberating kids from their zip codes, the message resonates.
Police don't belong in schools.
Are Education Savings Accounts the Future of School Choice? What We Saw at the Texas School Choice Rally in Austin
Reason TV visited the capitol building in Austin during National School Choice Week for the Texas School Choice Rally.
By analogy, food stamps recipients shouldn't be forced to shop at state-run supermarkets.
When it comes to education, "more" must means "more choices."
Don't waste time arguing about public education, says Thales founder Bob Luddy. Head for the exits.
Thanks for helping make the case for school choice, Marc Levine!
National Choice Week would be a good time to get off their high horse
The White House hasn't participated in the event since the week was established in 2011.
Ignoring this populist movement does not help the left with families.
The latest misguided attack on charters and school choice is heavy on invective and light on facts.
This mom is fighting to send her daughters to the school of her choice.
Plastic surgery for teachers, crumbling school buildings, drug tests for choir girls, Pop-Tart guns...
The new fight to bring school choice to the Cornhusker state.
Calls them a bulwark against "soft expectations" from traditional education system that has failed blacks.
School choice frees teachers to enchant their students.
Why all kids deserve school choice.
Next week, in three great events, Nick Gillespie & Lisa Snell will lay out the urgent need for school choice in America.