School Choice

Fact-Checking the Sun-Sentinel on School Choice

The Sun-Sentinel’s anti-school choice editorial rests on faulty evidence.

A Five Point Plan To Resuscitate Catholic Schools

Two big changes in American education policy have been good for kids in general, but not particularly good for Catholic schools, especially the urban variety.

How Self-Driving Cars Will Enable Greater School Choice

Transportation is a significant roadblock to exercising educational choice, but a new technology promises to greatly expand the number of schools that are logistically feasible for students to attend.

Choice and a Liberal Education

I'm interested in the arts and humanities because I'm interested in education including some understanding of the human condition. But I'm also interested in choice because that’s how I believe the humanities are most likely to be pursued and effectively promoted.

Public School Groups Sue to Limit Public’s Educational Options

Florida’s teachers union, school administrators association, and school boards association have sued to kill an education tax credit program that benefits 60,000 low income, mostly black and Hispanic children

Suburbs Hold Key to Resolving Democratic Party’s Tensions over School Choice

On paper, the Democratic Party and huge swaths of black and Hispanic families craving better school options for their kids have been on a collision course for years.

Five Reasons Districts Should Love Course Access

Course Access is still a new policy, but for many students, no matter where they live or what school they attend, it will give them a significantly greater chance to fulfill their potential.

Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students

Course access programs allow students to enroll in a variety of online, blended, and face-to-face courses from a wide selection of accountable providers, in addition to the courses they take through their local schools

Sweden and School Choice

Last week, Slate published a critique of Sweden's school choice program that managed to be both inaccurate and fallacious.

Two Charter School Debates: When Philosophical Opposition Masquerades as Policy Commentary

There's lots of important work out there aimed at improving the way the charter sector works, but it often gets overshadowed by articles that are just thinly veiled attacks on the idea of charter schooling.

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