Republican senators Tim Scott (S.C.) and Ben Sasse (Neb.) have announced companion legislation to a House measure that would expand school choice for military families in an attempt to ease the strain of frequent relocations.
Rep. Jim Banks (R., Ind.) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would bolster school choice amongst military families, aiming to lessen the strain of frequent moves.
American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten attacked Betsy DeVos in recent remarks, questioning the secretary of education’s motives and saying she “demonizes” and “demagogues” teachers unions.
The eighth annual National School Choice Week kicked off Sunday and 7 million people are projected to take part in a record number of events to advance educational opportunities for children.
An Associated Press analysis alleging that charter schools perpetuate segregation has drawn backlash from African-American education-reform advocates who consider it misleading.
A conservative group is seizing on Democrat Ralph Northam’s opposition to pro-school choice legislation in recent years, as it makes its closing argument for why Virginia voters shouldn’t put Northam in the governor’s mansion. Americans for Prosperity is using new findings from the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis showing vast inequality in educational opportunities for students in high …
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recounted being “so angry” when she was blocked by protesters from entering a school in February and insisted on going in anyway so they would not “win.”
In his newly published book, The Corrupt Classroom, Lance Izumi of the Pacific Research Institute illustrates how the public school classroom has become increasingly politicized, with liberal teachers indoctrinating students with an anti-Trump and leftist agenda.
Anti-school choice activists often argue that charter school expansion hurts existing schools, but a new study of New York City schools found that new charter schools are increasing the performance of schools around them.
The peer-reviewed statistical analysis, conducted by Temple University professor Sarah Cordes, indicates charter schools are not only helping the students enrolled, but also students at schools that feel pressured to increase performance due to their close proximity to a new charter school.