The ABCs of School Choice 2014 Now Available

The Friedman Foundation has ranked every U.S. school choice program based on eligibility and purchasing power in in their 2014 edition of The ABCs of School Choice.  This is one of our favorite annual publications to recommend for reading.  It is easy to read and...

Education Tax Credit Scholarships, Part III

We continue our discussion of Education Tax Credit Scholarships (Part I, Part II) with a review of “The Public Education Tax Credit” December 5, 2007 by Adam B. Schaeffer, Cato Institute. This study begins with a detailed analysis of the two most powerful kinds of...

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

When you read as much as we do about school choice and education in the media you begin to notice “themes.”  These days we are seeing a concerted effort in the media to disparage online/virtual learning and an ongoing effort to keep reminding politicians and teachers...

Role Of For-Profits In Education

With the cap on charter schools being lifted some for-profit charter school companies may be encouraged to enter the Tennessee market and after the hoopla over Virtual Public Schools Act, it is important to have a proper understanding of the role of for-profits in the...

The Failure of American Schools

Available online at the Atlantic is an article by Joel Klein, The Failure of American Schools.  It is somewhat long, but extremely articulate and methodical in stating the dilemmas, as Klein sees them, facing education and education reform in the U.S.  Klein was the...

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