Education Policy

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Abbott Says He’s Keeping Texas Lawmakers in Session Until They Expand School Choice

Historically, Texas has painfully lagged in school choice programs, resembling more of a blue state than its Republican trifecta. But Governor Abbott is committed to changing that. Read More ›
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Dr. Keri D. Ingraham on the Crisis in American Education

It’s no secret that American education is in a profound crisis. From dismal academic performance, to bitter contention over gender ideology taught in elementary school, the damage caused by COVID school lockdowns, a collapse in discipline, and fear of violence, “school days” have become much more complicated than reading, writing, and arithmetic. Read More ›
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College-Simulated Learning for K-12

Recent polling suggests that nearly half of parents would prefer a hybrid approach for their child’s education, combining on-campus and at-home learning days each week. A promising model of hybrid education exists by the name of college-simulated learning. Read More ›
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Educational Freedom

As of two years ago, statewide school choice wasn't a reality. Today, 10 states have signed universal or near-universal school choice into law. Read More ›
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Education: A Republican Opportunity

In the 1960s and 1970s, two major pieces of federal law began the dismantling of American education. The first was allowing government employees to join unions, and the second was the creation of the federal Department of Education. Republicans should reverse these laws, which have proven detrimental to the efficient and effective functioning of both our K-12 and university systems.  Read More ›
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‘Public’ Schools That Aren’t Public

Teachers unions and education bureaucrats hail public schools for being open to all children while condemning private schools for limiting access. But most “public” schools aren’t public at all. Read More ›
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Families Want Educational Freedom

Families with children in public schools are restricted to a specifically assigned school based on home address — even if another public school is a better fit. Removing that artificial barrier in order that there are “no more lines” in public education should be a priority. Read More ›
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Black Students Don’t Need Affirmative Action in College Admissions – They Need Quality K-12 Education

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling barring race-based college admissions decisions was a win for all students – including black students. Placing ill-prepared students in college and saddling them with debt, despair, and high dropout rates does not better their future. Read More ›
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Illinois Set to Nix School Choice Program for Low-Income Children

On the heels of a historic year of school choice advancement, including legislation that enacted universal or near-universal school choice programs in seven states, Illinois is poised to go in the opposite direction, delivering a blow to low-income families. Read More ›