Today, guest blogger Maddie Fennell argues that rather than lowering the bar, we should make teaching into a true profession with both accountability and autonomy.
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August 21, 2017
Wielded effectively, soft power might make education just a little more like astronomy, writes this week's guest blogger, Ashely Jochim.
August 18, 2017
When discussing school-lunch policy, like the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and the National School Lunch Program, we must ensure that kids remain the focus, writes guest blogger Rachel White.
August 16, 2017
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August 15, 2017
Local school board elections are notorious for low voter turnout, writes this week's guest blogger, Rachel White—but lowering the voting age would increase the pool of eligible voters and, likely, turnout.
August 11, 2017
Guest blogger Robert Enlow closes his reflections from an "old, cranky ed reformer" by presenting six key principles to a new "bold, brand promise" for the school-choice movement.
August 10, 2017
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August 09, 2017
Today, "old, cranky ed reformer" Robert Enlow considers things the school-choice movement has gotten right in the past quarter-century of reform.