Tag: Charles Glenn

Why curriculum matters for private schools

Editor’s note: This commentary from Ashley Berner, deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, is the third of a four-part series that examines the importance of high-quality materials for state leaders, schools, and parents. Family background dictates[Read More…]

Guest post: States shouldn’t be forced to fund religious schools

Editor’s note: Alex J. Luchenitser is associate legal director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and lead counsel for the plaintiffs challenging New Hampshire’s tuition tax-credit program. In a June 24 blog entry, Charles Glenn attacks a recent New Hampshire state-court decision declaring the state’s tuition tax-credit[Read More…]

It’s the school, not the curriculum, that fosters real citizenship

Editor’s note: Critics often suggest that expanding school choice to include private, faith-based schools will erode democracy. But noted school choice expert Charles Glenn says the evidence shows the opposite – that students are more likely to become engaged citizens if they attend schools where they feel a sense of[Read More…]

In America and abroad, no reason to fear faith-based schools

Editor’s note: America isn’t the only place where school choice raises questions about not only education, but pluralism, citizenship and social integration. Noted school choice expert Charles Glenn, a Boston University professor and American Center for School Choice associate, writes that European countries with far more evolved choice systems continue[Read More…]

A look into Constrasting Models of State and School Choice

RedefinED contributor and American Center for School Choice associate Ashley Berner has reviewed Boston University professor Charles Glenn’s newest book and look into comparative school choice policy, Constrasting Models of State and School Choice. Berner, the Oxford-educated co-director of the Moral Foundations of Education Project, takes to The Hedgehog Review,[Read More…]

As in the 19th century, the language of passion takes over the language of reason

Among the newest contributors to redefinED is Boston University professor Charles Glenn, an expert on educational history and comparative policy who last summer served as a witness in the court challenge to Douglas County’s school voucher pilot. His testimony showcased not only the 19th-century American history of providing public educations funds[Read More…]

A new era, and a new partner, for redefinED

Editor’s note: As redefinED enters its second year of publication, it has joined an alliance with the American Center for School Choice. Its first post comes from Fawn Spady, the Center’s chairwoman, and Stephen D. Sugarman, its vice chairman. Today the American Center for School Choice begins its exciting partnership[Read More…]