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Education Issues

Reforming No Child Left Behind

Lawmakers are looking to reauthorize the 2001 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law...

New Department of Education Rules Target Single-Sex Classrooms

Some public schools use single-sex classrooms and teaching techniques based on students' genders, but the programs may not last…...

School Choice in Florida Helps Low-Income Families

Florida's school choice program has been under fire from unions since August, when the Florida Education Association and other groups filed lawsuits challenging the state's tax credit program...

Increasing STEM Engagement with School Choice

Private school choice can increase student engagement in STEM subjects...

Linking Teacher Skills to Student Achievement

Is there a link between teacher quality and student performance?...

Should High School Students Have to Pass a Citizenship Test to Graduate?

The North Dakota legislature is considering a proposal to require all high school students to pass a citizenship test in order to graduate...

LA District Purchases iPads, Chromebooks and Laptops for Students

Last year, the Los Angeles school district decided to give all of its students iPads...

New Department of Education Rule Limits Student Choice

Because a number of students attending for-profit, vocational training programs have found themselves in debt and without a job, the Department of Education has released a new rule: schools whose students are failing to find jobs will become ineligible for federal aid...

How to Inject Choice and Valuable Skills into Education

What should real education reform look like?...

The Costs of Free Tuition in Germany

College education in Germany is now tuition-free, but what does that mean?...


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