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Education Issues

How Teachers Can Use Technology

Schools need to assess their problems and only then analyze whether new technologies could possibly solve those problems...

Students Subsidizing Classmates through Tuition Set-Asides

In the 2012-2013 year, students transferred $512,401,435 of their tuition to their needy peers through need-based subsidies -- an increase from a level of $186,960,962 in the 2005-2006 school year...

Support for School Choice

When survey respondents were given six different school choice options, they most favored tax credits and least favored low-income vouchers...

How the College Bubble Will Pop

For Americans between 24 and 34 years of age, the earning differential between college and high school graduates has fallen 11 percent for men and 19.7 percent for women since 2007...

Making College Pay Off

Between 1978 and 2011, tuition for all universities increased at an annual 7.45 percent rate -- higher than the 5.8 percent increase in health care costs and the 4.3 percent increase in housing costs...

Education Savings Accounts in Arizona

Unlike vouchers or tax credits, education savings accounts give parents a choice not just in where their child is educated, but how their child is educated...

How to Fix College Grade Inflation

A recent study of 200 colleges and universities found that more than 40 percent of all grades awarded were in the A range...

Vouchers Free Students from Lousy Schools

If Americans are free to choose where they live, where they work, what they can buy and what services to use, then they should also have the freedom to choose where their kids can go to school...

Myths about Higher Education

Adjusting for inflation, from 1947 to 1995, university spending increased 148 percent overall, but administrative spending increased by a staggering 235 percent...

Grading School Districts

A new study finds that allocating budgets based on a per-student basis is one of the main factors that leads to better school district performance...


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