Education Policy

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Dr. Keri Ingraham on The Kevin Roberts Show: Breaking the K-12 Education Monopoly

Recently Discovery Institute Fellow and American Center for Transforming Education Director Dr. Keri Ingraham joined The Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts on his show to discuss educational freedom, education entrepreneurship, innovation, and much more. Read More ›
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AUGUST 23, 2017 - PHOENIX ARIZONA - Replica of Liberty Bell in front of Arizona State Capitol Building at sunrise
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Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs Is Working to Undermine the State’s Educational Freedom

Democrat Katie Hobbs took the helm as governor of Arizona earlier this month. Her passionate priority is to repeal the expansion of the Empowerment Scholarship Account program, which grants educational options to the children of all Arizona families. Read More ›
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Male students in a woodwork class
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Teacher Certification & Uniform Salary Schedules Hinder CTE Staffing

A key component of creating an outstanding CTE preparation track in today’s K-12 schools is employing top-tier subject matter experts with real-world professional experience in the industry rather than just book knowledge. Read More ›
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Governor Doug Ducey’s Landmark Legacy Worthy of Tribute

As the sun is about to set on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's time at the helm of the Grand Canyon state, we should stand in applause nationwide for a job done exceptionally well. No other political leader in our nation's history has achieved what Governor Ducey did to advance educational freedom. Read More ›
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Patriotic man, woman, and child waving American flags in the air.
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We Must Build on Educational Freedom Election Wins

The highly anticipated "red wave" didn’t materialize in the midterm elections. Despite that disappointment, however, there were valuable victories for educational freedom. Credit is due to the parents who spoke out against school closures and political indoctrination taking precedence over academic learning. Read More ›
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U.S. Supreme Court Building Pediment Detail showing
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Landmark School Choice Ruling at Supreme Court: A Win for Parents

In a major win for parents, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Carson v. Makin recently that Maine's tuition assistance program could not discriminate against parents who select private religious schools for their children. Read More ›
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primary school science experiment
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Rethinking Teacher Pay to Recruit Subject Matter Experts

Subject matter expertise is particularly valuable for teachers in technical subjects such as science and math. Unfortunately, these technical subjects are also where teacher shortages are greatest. Read More ›
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Boy student having a video call with his classmates
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The Deterioration of K-12 Education in America

Recruiting and retaining excellent teachers is hindered by a system that rewards tenure instead of performance. Despite the extreme measures of teachers’ unions to promote teacher working conditions and compensation, research reveals that right-to-work laws positively improve worker well-being. Read More ›