Education Policy

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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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President Stephen Douglas, Sprinfield, Illinois, USA.
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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 ›
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Governor DeSantis: The Nation’s Top Education Change Agent

DeSantis has earned the rank as the nation's top education change agent among his many other achievements as governor. Other governors should emulate his example of courageous leadership and enact Florida's education model legislation. Read More ›
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In Case You Missed It!

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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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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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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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 ›