K-12

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School Leaders Can Mitigate the Teacher Hiring Crisis

The teacher-hiring crisis is far from over. High teacher-turnover rates are outpacing the sharp decline in student enrollment numbers in K-12 public schools. Read More ›
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Boys doing homework with parents working from home
Boys doing homework with parents working from home

K-12 Hybrid Learning Is the New Parent Preference

According to a recent poll, if given the option, 48% of parents prefer a hybrid approach to learning for their children, combining on-campus and at-home learning days each week. Read More ›
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sad girl sitting and thinking in the classroom

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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Dad accompanies or picks up children from school. Beginning of the school year, students go back to school
Dad accompanies or picks up children from school. Beginning of the school year, students go back to school

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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Classrooms Gone Woke & Wild

Student misbehavior, disrespect, and violence have become standard features of traditional public schools. Instead of firm consequences, woke ideology under the guise of “restorative justice” produces wild and dangerous classrooms. Read More ›
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Find your way. Location marking with a pin on a map with routes. Adventure, discovery, navigation, communication, logistics, geography, transport and travel theme concept background.

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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Arizona flag and Iowa flag States of America waving with texture sky Cloud and sunset double flag

These 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 ›
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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 ›