Flexible education crafted to meet family needs is destined to prevail over failing government schools.
Families are leaving traditional schools in record numbers for pods, homeschooling, charters, and more.
Low-income kids were most likely to get online-only instruction, according to Pew.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on schooling during COVID-19, the future of higher ed, and why her cabinet department probably shouldn't exist at all
Public School Superintendent Who Warned Pod-Based Learning 'Causes Inequities' Is Sending His Own Kid to Private School
Alexandria City Public Schools is still in virtual mode, and top education official Gregory Hutchings has enrolled his child elsewhere.
Lockdowns are forcing students, parents, educators, and even taxpayers to look for all sorts of alternatives to the status quo.
The University of Illinois' Jon Hale and Reason Foundation education analyst Corey DeAngelis go toe to toe
As K–12 education goes remote, groups of parents are hiring teachers to teach their kids in person. Is that wrong?
Kids are beside the point when government officials and union leaders keep them waiting on labor negotiations that serve everybody but students and their families.
Republicans have turned away from freedom in many ways during the Trump era, but at least they've embraced school choice at the national level.
Punishing families for struggling with distance learning is doubly wrong.
As families flock to virtual charter schools and "pandemic pods," California blocks the money from following the child.
DIY approaches to education—including homeschooling, learning pods, and microschools—are gaining popularity as public schools fold under pressure.
Independent education means a wide range of approaches as to what children are taught.
Teachers Unions Want Wealth Taxes, Charter School Bans, and Medicare for All Before Schools Can Reopen
What does this have to do with safely educating kids in the midst of a pandemic? Not much.
A new survey finds parents are substantially more satisfied with private and charter schools’ responses to the pandemic than they were with those of traditional public schools.
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If you can’t count on schools to perform their core educational responsibilities, why wouldn’t you look elsewhere?
The chief justice has managed to infuriate every major political faction.
The decision is an important victory against government discrimination on the basis of religion.
SCOTUS rules 5-4 in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.
The anti-voucher polemic is augmented by historical half-truths and selective omissions of countervailing evidence.
After an unexpected experience with different approaches to learning, many families won’t want to return to business as usual.
Education researcher Kerry McDonald sees this crisis as an opportunity to experiment with self-directed learning.
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.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders correctly diagnose the problem, but fail to provide an adequate solution.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.
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.