American Center for Transforming Education

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How to Navigate Your Child’s Education

Recently, I was asked by my alma mater, Regent University, to provide guidance for parents as they navigate their child’s academic journey. As parents, it is your responsibility to protect the heart and mind of your child. You are ultimately responsible for your son’s or daughter’s education. Here is what I shared as originally published in IMPACT. Read More ›
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An Alarming Crisis

You may find this shocking: over 77% of children emerge from K-12 public education without achieving basic proficiency in core academic subjects. And we're not talking about advanced level classes. Millions of children will spend six to eight hours a day in the classroom and still fail to achieve fundamental reading and math skills. Read More ›
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A boy is going to school for the first time. A boy with a bag goes to primary school. Child open gate to school. Back to school.
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Closing Schools Should Be the Last Resort, Not the First

Earlier this month, the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) announced plans to close 20 elementary schools. According to the district, SPS simply has too many schools for too few students. This is not a new problem, as enrollment has been declining for several years. Between 2019 and 2023, the district lost over 5,000 students, most due to the COVID-19 shutdown. Read More ›
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Happy New Year 2023
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Unprecedented Educational Freedom Was Achieved in 2023

Legislative sessions saw upwards of 124 school choice bills. Most noteworthy, eight more states joined Arizona and West Virginia with universal school choice, bringing the total to ten: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah, and West Virginia! Read More ›
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Our Unique Approach Gains National Attention

Discovery Institute’s American Center for Transforming Education has gained increasing national attention with our unique two-prong approach. We work to transform public education while also empowering parents with the freedom to select the K-12 educational avenue for their children. Read More ›
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Erin Granzow, The Heritage Foundation

Timing Is Everything

In our work at the American Center for Transforming Education we are committed to, calmy and without embarrassment, speaking the truth because we know there is hope. 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 ›