It's a solid budget proposal—too bad it won't go anywhere.
In his State of the Union address, the president promised to give an opportunity scholarship to a specific child who needed one.
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."
It’s good to be able to pick an education that suits your kid instead of one crafted by bureaucrats.
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.
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.
What’s at stake in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue
Kendra Espinoza's daughters rely on a state-supported scholarship program to attend the school of their choice.
The New Jersey senator was also willing to buck the establishment at key moments.
A response to a query of mine, from David Hodges of the Institute for Justice (who are plaintiff's lawyers).
She fights against school choice while her kid and grandkids go to private school.
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.
Such actions remind kids that government authority is stupid, arbitrary, and worth fighting at every opportunity.
It’s far from clear how any of the reforms championed by AOC and Bernie will truly challenge the public education status quo.
A new ethnic studies curriculum will teach students that "ancient mathematical knowledge has been appropriated by Western culture."
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.
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 logic behind school busing is back. And so is flight from government-operated schools.
Most Democrats agreed, though Andrew Yang argued that it made more sense to fund families directly.
We wouldn’t have to squabble over control of shared institutions if we were free to pick the right schools for our kids.
'Unschooling' Is the Ultimate Laissez-Faire Version of School Choice. But Can Your Kids Teach Themselves How To Read and Do Math?
Author Kerry McDonald explains why her kids flourish outside of conventional classrooms—and why yours might too.
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.
End the curriculum wars by letting families choose education options that work for them.
Spending four times more in real dollars per pupil doesn't compensate for low-quality teaching.
The presidential candidate suggested at the time that charter schools and traditional public schools can coexist.
Those without a financial leg up have a much harder time succeeding.
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.
"It was me choosing my life."