School Choice

Michael Bloomberg addresses the NAACP

On Education, Bloomberg Candidacy Would Be Game-Changing

“Too many politicians are afraid.” Not Mayor Bloomberg.

How To Make the Case For School Choice

A powerful opportunity to strengthen the human connection between student and school, and to boost the power of teachers to improve their practice.

Ban Public Schools

The best defense against recent proposals to ban private schools? A good offense.
Students at the Roots and Wings Community School in Questa, New Mexico, enjoy outdoor time with goats at their rural charter school.

Three Factors Critical to Rural Charter Schools’ Success

Visitors to charter schools in Questa, New Mexico; Quincy, Florida; Starbuck, Minnesota; and Prescott Valley, Arizona, found some common ingredients.

As New York Charters Turn 20, Let Good Schools Flourish

Twenty years ago this summer, I was a founder of the first charter school in New York state: the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem.
Senator Tim Scott refers to school choice as a civil rights issue.

Segregation and the School Choice Movement

When the Ku Klux Klan wanted to outlaw private schools
President Clinton addresses the National Education Summit in Palisades, N.Y., Wednesday March 27, 1996.

The Federal Charter Schools Program: A Short, Opinionated History

Avoiding the ‘rigidities and often dysfunction of local school districts’ yielded a success
The Friedmans, with friend, heading to Milton’s 90th birthday party.

On Goalpost Moving

The right way to evaluate private school choice programs
Link to Forbes

Boston Charter Study Tells Story About Limits of Test Scores

“It is all too common for researchers to misinterpret the policy implications of these experiments, even when they are properly conducted.”

Bloomberg Pushes Democratic Presidential Candidates on Charter Schools

“Let's face it, the problem in our schools isn't just money”

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