5 Ideas For Secretary-Nominee To Devolve Education Policy From Washington To The States

Opinion | Karen Nussle
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) stands with Betsy DeVos after their meeting at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The secretary-nominee of education should keep Washington out of our state education systems.

Biased Classroom Politics: Another Reason For School Choice

Opinion | Lance Izumi
School classroom with school desks and blackboard in Japanese high school [maroke/Shutterstock]

The bottom line is that politicizing the classroom negatively affects students.

Los Angeles School Board President Compares Trump Election To Natural Disaster

Opinion | Tony Lima
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour event at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

If you had any remaining doubts about how essential public school reform is, this should sweep them away.

Less Snowflakes, More Grit

Opinion | Gavin Wax
Books are seen in an empty classroom at Epworth Secondary School in Epworth near Harare, Zimbabwe, July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
A return to our historical roots is what is needed.

Canada Proves You Don't Need A Federal Department Of Education

Opinion | Jason Clemens
Department of Education

Canada’s decentralized approach to K-12 education is a lesson for the U.S.

Gulliver's Travels And Common Core

Opinion | Jamie Gass

Common Core excludes the world’s great satires from its list of so-called “exemplar texts.”

A Teachable Moment For American History

Opinion | Callista Gingrich
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Each of us has a responsibility to help make sure the next generation knows who we are.

Growth Of School Choice Perturbs Government Lords

Opinion | Robert Holland
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Is federal money worth the loss of your academic freedom?

Moving School Choice Outside The Government Box

Opinion | David Anderson
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Once K–12 education is back at the state level, we need as few as one state successfully privatizing to help the other states see their way toward education freedom.

Courts Can Choose Educational Freedom In Nevada and Florida

Opinion | Adam Jones & Skylar Zander
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If the courts rule against school choice, parents may lose the freedom they have recently gained: to choose an education option that best fits their children’s needs.

Students At This Massachusetts Elementary Can Kiss Homework Goodbye

Education | Annabel Scott
A school bus sits parked along a street in the Queens borough of New York

Essex Elementary teachers can put down the red pens and their students can jump for joy

Recess -- Something So Loved, Only Bureaucrats Could Kill It

Opinion | James V. Shuls
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Recess—Something So Loved, Only Bureaucrats Could Kill It

Donald Trump Jr. Hits Home Run On Education

Opinion | Lance Izumi
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America’s government-run school systems are failing to provide a quality education for too many of this nation’s children.

Parents, Declare Your Education Independence

Opinion | Lennie Jarratt
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Parents have allowed state and federal bureaucrats to wield far too much control over their children.

Religious Group Wins Lawsuit Against Cleveland School District

Education | Mary Lou Lang-Byrd
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‘Public schools cannot discriminate against Christian viewpoints’

The Illiberal Campaign Against Home-Schooling

Opinion | Mary Eberstadt

Here as elsewhere, diversity is a thin word — whereas the thick reality of intolerance is something very different.

Fourteen NC Teachers Arrested And Charged After March For More Funding

Education | Mary Lou Lang-Byrd
Man arrested. (Lenka Kozuchova/Shutterstock)

Students Deserve More March Ends Badly

Frisking Of Students At Texas High School Graduation Shelved

Education | Mary Lou Lang-Byrd
Reynolds High School students observe a moment of silence during graduation ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland

Mother of student called practice ‘demeaning’ and ‘kind of creepy’

Poll: Americans Uneasy About Adding Muslim Holidays To School Calendars

US | Kerry Picket
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‘We’re going to be the majority soon’