Tag: National Education Policy Center

Mr. Gibbons’ Report Card: Who grades the graders? Did school choice win in the mid-terms?

Center for Reinventing Public Education The Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) is an education research and policy analysis think tank at the University of Washington, Bothell. The organization’s research finds statistical support for charter schools and for reforming the way public education is operated and funded. Back in August,[Read More…]

They want a charter school too?!

In one Florida city, the push for a charter school came from parents and teachers. In another, from a Democratic mayor. And in yet another, from the commander of one of the nation’s best-known military bases. Over the past six months alone, at least a half-dozen examples show Florida charter[Read More…]

“NeoVoucher” researcher relies on guesswork to tar tax credit scholarships

Give Sean Cavanagh at Education Week credit for a relatively balanced report on tax credit scholarship issues that have been raised in several states, though not all of his sources displayed a similar rigor. The story offers us a snapshot into how one noted academic researcher draws financial conclusions, and the picture is not[Read More…]