Tag: Washington D.C. and vouchers

blog stars: on ed reform, black politicians and quality control in public schools

Editor’s note: Blog stars is our occasional roundup of compelling, provocative or just downright good stuff from other ed blogs (although sometimes we throw in op-eds from newspapers and magazines, too). Enjoy. Geoffrey Canada: Death to Education Reform To know me is to know that no one feels more strongly than[Read More…]

In Obama’s Term 2, a historic opportunity to expand parental school choice

President Obama has often called on us to be true to who we are as a people, as Americans. And in his second term, he has the opportunity to transform the education system back to our core – to where parents are primarily in charge of children’s educations. We have[Read More…]

Choice nuggets: Surging demand for Florida tax credit scholarships, creationist fears, horse therapy and more

Number of the week: 87,062 That’s how many low-income Florida families began applications for tax credit scholarships this year, up from 69,000 last year. It’s another sign of fast-growing demand for the largest private school choice program of its kind in the country. Demand is so high, in fact, that Step Up For[Read More…]