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June 25, 2015

What Schools Should Do to Produce Active, Constructive Citizens

he single most important agreement is that schools in this country should have as one of their central goals: Helping young people develop skills and attitudes necessary to be active, constructive citizens of a democracy.

June 24, 2015

Jindal Declares 2016 White House Run; Brings Record on Standards, Choice

Gov. Bobby Jindal's K-12 record in the Pelican State is heavy on the Republican's varied positions on the Common Core State Standards, and on his support for school choice.

June 15, 2015

Big K-12 Dog Off the Porch: Jeb Bush Enters 2016 Race With Long Policy C.V.

Bush, who served two terms as Florida governor before leaving the office in 2007, has perhaps the most extensive and complicated track record in education among all the Republican candidates.

June 15, 2015

As Jeb Bush Officially Declares 2016 Run, A Quick Review of His K-12 Record

Bush, who served two terms as Florida governor before leaving the office in 2007, has perhaps the most extensive and complicated track record in education among all the Republican candidates.

June 12, 2015

EdWeek's Parent-Friendly Primer On Vouchers, Education Savings Accounts

Examining the differences among school voucher programs, tax-credit scholarship programs, and education savings accounts is important since more state laws include these school-choice strategies.

June 11, 2015

5 Thoughts on Nevada's Landmark School Choice Law

Last week, Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed into law the nation's most ambitious school choice program. I'll share five thoughts on this.

June 10, 2015

Reading, Common Core, and Choice: Dissecting Gov. Walker's Education C.V.

Gov. Scott Walker was keen to tout his K-12 record in Wisconsin in a recent Iowa newspaper. But what are the facts, and how does the Badger State stack up to the nation?

June 10, 2015

Fact Checking Gov. Scott Walker on His Education Record

Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisc., is expected to announce his presidential candidacy really, really soon. So exactly what might his education platform be? And how have his policies played out in Wisconsin?

June 01, 2015

Choice Program Open to All Public School Parents Approved by Nevada Lawmakers

If signed into law by Gov. Brian Sandoval, who is a school choice proponent, parents will be able to use the per-pupil funding earmarked for their child toward nonpublic school expenses.

May 28, 2015

To Mandate or Not, That's the Question

School leaders and policymakers must weigh the impact of anything they require schools to do against its social and individual gains.

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