The bill could provide much-needed assistance to students who would otherwise fall through the cracks.
One-size-fits-some policies drive parents and students to seek better education options.
Muzzling critics of government policy will just make them angrier.
What the author gets right—and wrong—about educational freedom
Normally, Randi Weingarten isn't a fan of giving parents more control over their kids' education.
Charter enrollment grew by 7 percent last school year, double the prior year.
"If you would have told me when I was 12 years old, I would run this organization, I would have said you were crazy."
It's time for some out-of-box thinking about school reform. What if we let the market do more work and relied on the state for less?
Families looking for alternatives to battlefields of the culture war have a bonanza of educational options.
Leading candidates Larry Elder, Kevin Faulconer, and Kevin Kiley cite homelessness, crime, housing costs, and energy shortages as evidence that one-party rule is failing the Golden State.
"It’s OK that our babies may not have learned all their times tables," says Cecily Myart-Cruz. "They learned resilience."
DeSantis was wrong to restrict options for COVID control in Florida schools, but the push to blame mask bans is misdirection.
Government domination of education has bred distrust and conflict.
A new law allows cash-strapped districts to send students to private religious schools.
Democrat-heavy districts remain most likely to stay partly closed.
"It is reasonable and appropriate for curriculum to be informed by academic frameworks..."
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Shows That Republicans Love Big Government Just as Much as Democrats
We don't have a gridlock problem. We have a spending problem.
The semantics battle obscures reasonable objections to antiracist diversity seminars.
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Guide your children’s education and let your opponents teach their own kids.
It's wrong for politicians to suppress important debates in schools. Instead let families have more control of their kids' educations.
Randi Weingarten Is Very Disappointed That NYC Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia Supports Charter Schools
Yes, that very same Randi Weingarten, the teachers union president who has fought to keep children out of the classroom for the last year.
Only students support extending the power to penalize speech, raising concerns about what they’re learning in school.
The new framework aims to keep everyone learning at the same level for as long as possible.
Unresponsive government institutions fuel state-level measures to help parents and children pick learning models that suit them.
Giving kids more educational options would help produce the long-term change activists want.
Kentucky is now the 28th state with some form of school choice.
Gov. Andy Beshear blocked a bill that would have allowed families to cross district lines in pursuit of better schools.
Not only are more families picking alternatives to public schools but, by and large, they like them.
School closures are the best thing to happen to educational choice.
Public schools can barely teach kids at all, but their defenders don’t want you trying alternatives.
Abusive teachers’ unions and floundering bureaucrats make do-it-yourself education pretty attractive.
Why not give parents the money to send kids to a private school that is actually open?
We literally can't afford it.
The silver lining to disastrous education lockdowns? A massive increase in support for all sorts of student-centered reforms.
First the union invaded, now it refuses to leave.
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.
There’s no reason to fight over the content of your kids’ lessons when you can choose your own.
If passed, new laws will give parents more control over how their education dollars are spent.
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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.
Union leaders shame parents, arguing that equity gaps will widen if parents pull their children out of public schools.