State Policy

Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran championed Hope Scholarships for students harassed over schools’ masking policies.

DeSantis defends values while expanding choice to de-escalate the stakes

Delighting deplorables and African-American “school choice moms” in the “free state of Florida”
Governor Ron DeSantis greets DeSoto County Sheriff James Potter in October 2022 before touring southwest Florida to survey the damage from Hurricane Ian.

DeSantis fights a counterproductive culture war in Florida’s schools

There are better ways to tackle the problem of ideologically skewed public-school instruction

Secretary DeVos, It’s Time to Scratch the 2020 State Tests

It’s time to waive the assessment requirements, everywhere and for everyone.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a campaign stop at Stevens High School, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Claremont, N.H.

Sanders Outdoes Warren in Tapping Voter Anger

Similar education policies, different New Hampshire primary outcomes
Man taking a photo and facing a funhouse mirror.

Four Things You Need to Know About Education Policymaking

Before expecting to effectively shape policy in a world full of complexity and honest disagreement, learn about the world you want to change.
Students standing in a circle with the word "CHOICE" written within.

Majority of U.S. Students Now Exercise School Choice

A week to celebrate those voting with their feet.


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