Education

GOP Leader Demands Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Calif. High School Curriculum

New public school educational agenda is 'blatantly anti-Semitic, anti-Israel'

Kevin McCarthyHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) is demanding an investigation into how the California Department of Education crafted a "blatantly anti-Semitic, anti-Israel" high school curriculum that has fostered unease in the state's pro-Israel and Israeli-American communities.

Cory Booker’s Brother Got Top N.J. Education Job After Poor Tenure Leading Charter School

One teacher said she had 'no idea what he did' during the first year of operation

Cary Booker, older brother of senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker (D., N.J.), landed a top education job in the New Jersey governor’s administration in June despite an abysmal record leading a charter school in Tennessee, according to a report by NJ Advance Media.

Study Links School Choice to Crime Reduction

Students who participated in voucher program less likely than peers to be arrested

The study, authored by Prof. Patrick J. Wolf of the University of Arkansas and Corey A. DeAngelis, Director of School Choice for the Reason Foundation, found that participation in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) lowered the chances of a student being convicted of a crime in adulthood.

Bernie Seeks to Bail Out Bankers, Lawyers, Doctors

Analysis: Sanders Debt Forgiveness Plan Would Benefit the Well-Off

Sanders's plan, which he first announced Monday, would void or otherwise repay the combined $1.6 trillion in student debt currently held by some 45 million Americans. Sanders said taming "Wall Street's greed" through transaction taxes is necessary to abolish student debt.