INDIANAPOLIS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As school choice continues to blossom nationwide, a new report finds that of all the “gold standard” research on children who utilize vouchers, 11 of 12 studies conclude all or some of those students achieve better educational outcomes. No study found choice participants were worse off than those remaining in traditional [...]
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“It shows how horrible things were, that it took this long for this eminently sensible thing to happen” Stossel made a speech at Reason Weekend 2012, Reason Foundation’s annual donor event, about the successes of freedom in education. He talked about trying to update his 20/20 special, “Stupid in America,” and not being able to [...]
“It’s a slippery slope” – yeah .. that one. What if instead of a cliche, it were proved to exist – that slope of slip? The Obama administration is still working out their strategy against the 1st amendment – more specifically the freedom of religion. They first tried to force Catholic churches, schools and facilities [...]
Orlando, Fla. – Keeping his promise to make Florida the state with the best-educated workforce, Governor Rick Scott today visited Hope Charter School in Ocoee to highlight education reforms that expand and strengthen charter and virtual schools and increase scholarship opportunities that empower parents to choose schools best suited to student needs. Later today, Governor [...]
For the first four years of his schooling, my son has been in a traditional public schools. At first, we had considered private schools. We visited several and even applied to one, but we also took the time to interview the principal and tour the school. Initial Experience With Traditional Public Schools The principal during [...]
Today, I learned the hard way how easy it is to get caught up in something that you would want no part of. Thankfully I learned the full story before it was too late. I am a mother of 5 with kids ranging from 3 to 9 years old and they attend public school- [...]
The American education system isn’t the envy of the world. It’s not even the prize of U.S. citizens who are becoming more disenchanted with the archaic system the longer it continues. It is a fine example of why the government is not the answer to what ills us. This is an open thread that starts [...]