Tag: Education Next and Florida

California’s anemic test scores are another argument for more school choice

Editor’s note: For years, there have been concerns about discordant trend lines for students in many states – rising, according to the state’s own standardized tests, but anemic according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress. In Florida (where we’re based), the lines tend to be in sync. But this[Read More…]

Choice nuggets: Ravitch on vouchers, Florida’s academic progress and how “bad” public schools are like Ol’ Man River

Editor’s note: Here’s another selection of “choice nuggets,” a feature we started last week to keep some smaller but still blogworthy items from going to the compost heap.  Are vouchers too popular, or not popular enough? For years, school choice critics have posited that vouchers and tax-credit scholarships will open the floodgates for[Read More…]