An Imperfect But Promising First Step

School choice Senate Bill 2025 is a promising, if imperfect first step to empowering the neediest students in Tennessee.  As the Chattanoogan article states online (full article HERE): The compromise bill, Senate Bill 2025, would give low-income students in the bottom...

An Act Of Cruelty

Do we celebrate President Abraham Lincoln because he fought to free 5,000 slaves – not wanting to have too negative economic impact on the Southern states? Do we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. because he fought to win full civil rights and enfranchisement to 5,000...

Educational Freedom in Urban America, Part IV

We conclude with part four in our review of Educational Freedom in Urban America: Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education edited by David Salisbury and Casey Lartigue Jr.  Part one is available to read Here, part two Here and part three Here.  Keep in mind we...

We Must Not Allow Charters or Vouchers

“We must not allow charter schools or vouchers,” says the politician/teacher/union leader “because they take money away from the public education system.” But, the parent says “But, my child… has ADHD and this private/charter school specializes in educating...

Committee Values Comfort Over Facts

The Tennessee school voucher bill, HB388, the “Equal Opportunity Scholarship Act,” which would have allowed lower income students of Shelby, Davidson, Hamilton and Knox counties to receive a voucher equal to half the total funding to attend a school of their choice...

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