School Choice

Left-of-Center Reformers: Join the Voucher Movement Today

If the lack of accountability is reformers’ beef with voucher programs, that concern has been alleviated, at least in several states.

Ravitch Blow-Up on School Choice

Diane Ravitch is angry. She is upset because parental school choice is thriving in Milwaukee.

Yes, Valerie, School Choice Does Help Poor Kids

Yesterday, WaPo’s Valerie Strauss accused scholarship tax credit (STC) programs of operating as Reverse Robin Hoods, robbing from the poor to give to the rich.

Putting Charter School Conspiracy Theories to Rest

A review of Zero Chance of Passage: The Pioneering Charter School Story by Ember Reichgott Junge

We Can Change

Public education is a set of guiding principles—a combination of beliefs about something that ought to be provided. How we bring them to life is up to us.

The Real Problem with Highly Regulated 'School Choice'

The problem is not that private schools won’t participate in heavily regulated school choice programs. The problem is that they will.

Critique of Study of Voucher Impact on College Enrollment Misguided

Several of the issues raised by Goldrick-Rab have no merit and none undermine the primary conclusion of our study.

Catholic v. Charters: Where’s the God Gene?

A couple of reports last week reanimated the debate about what to do with Catholic schools, which have been hemorrhaging students for the last couple of decades.

The Case for Public-School Choice in the Suburbs

Should parents in well-off suburban school districts be able to choose between schools that offer different approaches to learning?

‘Vouchers Unspoken,’ Predictable—But Unproductive

Whatever its other virtues or defects, Romney's plan should be debated on the basis of what it actually proposes—and not a politically-colored version thereof.

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