Jindal called on lawmakers to put partisanship aside on issues like school choice
Judge strikes down Louisiana’s ambitious education reforms
“What this demonstrates is that there is a much stronger case for school choice than we previously realized”
Voters across the country will decide the fate of ballot measures affecting charter schools and tenure for teachers
Teachers’ unions have sued to block Gov. Jindal’s voucher program
The president may have wanted to do damage control with teachers’ unions
‘This movie gives Mitt Romney a second chance to address the education issue’
‘We don’t even know what a KKK voucher is,’ says targeted group
Students who win voucher lotteries more likely to show up for classes, paper finds
‘Honestly, what would Thurgood Marshall think to himself if he looked at our public education system today?’
Reforming our public schools is important, but letting parents pick where to send their kids is even more important
Says parental and community involvement is the key to improving American education
Instead of sending kids to expensive public schools, states should pay for kids to attend cheaper private schools.
Some interesting education stories from 2011 that you may have missed.
School choice allows kids who attend violent public schools to transfer to safe private ones.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the states instituting major reforms.
The mainstream media pays very little attention to education issues.
‘The results suggest that school choice can improve students’ longer-term life chances’
Collective bargaining reforms threaten to derail education reforms.
The provision, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act, is the only piece of legislation Speaker John Boehner is expected to sponsor this year