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Union Leaders & Bureaucrats Have Long Ignored Parents’ Concerns

With families wanting other options than the traditional public school and with the passage of school choice bills, the K-12 education market is experiencing a much-needed shake up. Parents are now seeing themselves as consumers of K-12 education for their children. Read More ›
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Dad accompanies or picks up children from school. Beginning of the school year, students go back to school
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Give Parents Back Their Rights

House Republicans introduced the Parents Bill of Rights Act to ensure the rights of parents are honored and protected in public schools. The bill establishes that parents have the right to know what is being taught, to be heard, to see the school budget and spending, to protect their child's privacy, and to be updated on any violent activity at schools. Read More ›
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frightened african american schoolboy being bullied in school corridor
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Classrooms Gone Woke & Wild

Student misbehavior, disrespect, and violence have become standard features of traditional public schools. Instead of firm consequences, woke ideology under the guise of “restorative justice” produces wild and dangerous classrooms. Read More ›
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Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept
Piggy bank with graduation hat and jar with money for education on table. Tuition fees concept

Income Inequality Loves Student Loan Forgiveness

I know I'm supposed to feel sorry for poor little college graduates who have to pay off their college debt. But having paid off my student debt, I just feel like a sucker. Read More ›
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Asian little girl is learning English letters.
Asian little girl is learning English letters.

Phonics Groundhog Day

Scientific research has established that phonics helps more students to read -- and that's a good thing. Only about a third of fourth- and eighth-graders were reading at grade level before COVID. Read More ›
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Find your way. Location marking with a pin on a map with routes. Adventure, discovery, navigation, communication, logistics, geography, transport and travel theme concept background.
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Stop Allowing Zip Codes to Dictate Where Kids Go to School

In most of our country, geography dictates which K-12 public school a child will attend. Disregarding school performance and parental input, students are assigned a school based on the geographical boundaries of the school district in which they live. Read More ›
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Seattle skyline panorama at sunset, Washington, USA
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School Choice Good for Kids & for Public Schools

When it comes to innovation and advancements, Washington State has historically been a national leader. Yet the state has been painfully slow to implement change in an area where it's most critically needed — improving our K-12 education system. Read More ›
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The Two States Now Have Universal School Choice — And Yours Could Be Next

Iowa became the second state in the country to pass universal school choice, directly providing families with funds to support their children’s education. Arizona was the trendsetter for this new wave of educational freedom after Governor Doug Ducey signed universal school choice into law on July 7, 2022. Read More ›