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The Education Exchange: A $14 Trillion Loss from Coronavirus-Related School Closures

"However schools are restarted, they have to be emphasizing student learning. It's not a matter of just how much distance there is between desks or whether everybody has an iPad, we have to really focus on the learning of students," says Eric Hanushek.

The Education Exchange: New Research Links Milwaukee School Vouchers and Reduction in Criminal Activity

"We found about a 53% reduction in drug convictions, an 86% reduction in property damage convictions....It looks like school choice is associated with reductions in crime."

Education Exchange Replay: Condoleezza Rice on the “Deep Visceral Wounds of Slavery”

"We've got to have a bumper sticker for the school choice movement, and it's got to be, 'save the kid.' Not save the schools; save the kids," the former secretary of state says.
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The Education Exchange: “We’ve Encouraged Face-to-Face”: How Charter Schools in South Carolina Are Reopening

"They're proving that with safety measures in place, kids can reenter the classroom, teachers can safely teach."

The Education Exchange: The Pandemic Is Killing Standardized Testing and the Accountability that Comes With It

"Favoritism, rich parents getting new kinds of advantages for their kids, the lacrosse coach and the speech coach and the trip to Bhutan will end up counting for more rather than less, because there won't be an SAT score," Chester Finn, Jr. warns.

The Education Exchange: Thomas Sowell’s “Charter Schools and Their Enemies”

They stand in opposition “utterly without regard to whether particular charter schools are producing good or bad educational outcomes.”

The Education Exchange: Condoleezza Rice on the “Deep Visceral Wounds of Slavery”

"We've got to have a bumper sticker for the school choice movement, and it's got to be, 'save the kid.' Not save the schools; save the kids," the former secretary of state says.

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