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Education Choice Means Accountability to Families

Concerns about waste and fraud in ESAs are misplaced, especially in comparison to other government programs.

Teachers Unions May Intimidate Student School-Board Members

Article exploring youthful representation trend draws a reader response
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to guests with Representative Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) during a press event highlighting the "Parents Bill of Rights", at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

Speaker McCarthy, Trump Push “Parents’ Rights”

A right to direct election of school principals? To twice-a-year parent-teacher conferences?
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“We speak in whispers behind closed doors”

A right-of-center middle-school teacher explains what it's like
Senator Sanders backs a $60,000 minimum starting annual salary for schoolteachers.

Teacher Pay Could Be Higher, But Unions, Parents Chose Smaller Classes Instead

Sanders, Weingarten, Pringle don't want to make tradeoffs. They want more of everything.
Teachers Union Leaders Becky Pringle and Randi Weingarten look on earlier this month as a member of Congress, Frederica Wilson, speaks about legislation that would raise starting teacher pay to $60,000 a year.

Democrats Push on “Teacher Pay Crisis”

Senator Sanders would set $60,000 nationwide salary minimum


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