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March 09, 2009

D.C. Voucher Talk: Today at Noon

The controversial Washington D.C. voucher program will be the subject of the Kojo Nnamdi Show today on WAMU, a National Public Radio station.

October 23, 2008

Alan Greenspan Finds Flaw in Free Market

Does this economic crisis have implications for the debate over vouchers?

September 05, 2008

John McCain Talks a Good Game on School Choice

McCain's school choice rhetoric is disconnected from his policy proposals.

September 05, 2008

McCain Calls for School Choice and Shakeup of Education Bureaucracy

Education is "the civil rights issue of this century," the Arizona senator said when accepting the Republican presidential nomination.

August 26, 2008

New Generation of Democrats Embraces School Choice

African-American policymakers under the age of 50 are no longer opposing school choice simply because they are following the lead of their allies on other issues.

May 08, 2008

More on Conservatives Abandoning Vouchers

Take a minute to read Greg Anrig's comment that further explains his reasoning that conservatives have abandoned the voucher movement. He responded to a blog item I did questioning his recent article in the Washington Monthly. Anrig makes a good argument. But I still think that while conservatives...

May 08, 2008

Conservatives are Abandoning Vouchers? Seriously?

The Century Foundation's Greg Anrig penned a piece in Washington Monthly recently titled: "An Idea Whose Time Has Gone". And the subheadline reads: "Conservatives abandon their support for school vouchers." If you can't figure it out from the headline, the gist is that the voucher movement is dead ...

April 04, 2008

School Choice Group Nets Record Election Fine

In Ohio, election officials have levied their biggest fine ever—$5.2 million— against a school-choice lobbying group called All Children Matter. The group has been involved in numerous states across the country, and as the 2008 election season heats up in the states, it's one worth keeping your...

March 11, 2008

The Man Who Could Be New York's Next Governor

Given the problems that have befallen New York's caped crusader against corruption, Eliot "Client No. 9" Spitzer, it seems appropriate to examine what's at stake for education, and the guy who might replace him. New York is at a pivotal point in education, as Gov. Spitzer has championed and succe...

March 03, 2008

Obama's "Outspoken" Opposition to Vouchers

Last month, I wrote about how Ohio teachers sent a letter to Sen. Barack Obama, seeking clarification from the Democratic presidential hopeful on his stance on vouchers. Well, the Ohio Federation of Teachers got a response, and just in the knick of time, since the pivotal Ohio primary is tomorrow. ...

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