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How School Indoctrination Is Sabotaging the U.S. Economy

The U.S. economy is headed in the wrong direction. Gross government overreach is regulating private companies out of business. Inflation is hitting Americans from all angles. It is no surprise that economic confidence is dismal at best. Read More ›
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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 ›
Keri Ingraham - Politically Unstable Podcast - April 2024

Dr. Keri D. Ingraham Discusses Education Innovation & School Choice on the Politically Unstable Podcast

There are pockets of amazing innovation happening around our country in K-12 education, but they are far too rare. One example of an innovative high school is West Michigan Aviation Academy in Grand Rapids. The school is in its 14th year, but few people know about it nationally. It should be a national headline because it is a model that deserves replication. Read More ›
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Crowd of people at a protest rally in America against the current government with their hands in the air, view from the back, peaceful march of the country's for freedom and democracy. Generative AI
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Teachers Unions Pretend to Promote Freedom

With the hashtag “#TeachTruth,” the National Education Association demanded the “freedom to teach” and the “freedom to learn” at their annual Representative Assembly earlier this month. It is laughable that the representatives and leaders of the world’s largest teachers union are masquerading as champions of freedom. Read More ›
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Parents Must Call for Reforms to K-12 Education

What happens when parents get involved in their children's education? Looking back we see a rich history of caring engagement and the accompanying benefits it brought to Washington State. But as the decades passed, parental input became less welcome in K-12 public education. Read More ›
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The Fight For Educational Freedom Is Just Warming Up

The educational victories in various states are a testament to the power of the ‘parents’ party,’ which, by many accounts, is still in its infancy. In the coming years, this parent movement will continue to grow in number and influence as public schools persist in doubling down on their woke agendas and as more parents experience the tremendous benefits of educational freedom. Read More ›
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Constraints on Educational Freedom Have Dems Fleeing the Party

White suburban women, who comprise roughly 20% of the electorate, have swung right. Concerns about skyrocketing costs and crime have been top of mind for these women, and for the moms and grandmothers of this population segment, education has been a key driver of their party affiliation change. Read More ›
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Teacher With Male Elementary School Pupil With Problem
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School Choice Can Catch Students Back Up

The recent release of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress exam score reveals the largest decline since the assessment was launched in 1990. The depth of the crisis is greater than many in the education establishment want to acknowledge. Read More ›