Daily Policy Digest

Education Issues

Nevada Could Soon Become the 26th School Choice State

Gov. Sandoval's signature will usher Nevada into the school choice family as the 26th state with a private school choice program...

A Closer Look at the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

For the 2014 fiscal year, Title I, Part A was the single largest investment for K-12 education with an estimated $14.4 billion allocated...

Policymakers Should Stay Out of the Classroom

Policymakers should reduce instructional challenges and create tangible incentives to deliver the highest quality, correctly targeted instruction by letting parents decide the schools where public funding will support their children...

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act Could Soon Change

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) and Patty Murray (D-Wash) appear to be nearing consensus on major pieces of a bipartisan draft to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

Where Do Our Tuition Dollars Go?

Universities are spending over $10 billion on buildings alone...

Will Texas Set the Standard for School Choice?

This year, lawmakers should seize the opportunity to leapfrog other states by enacting universal educational freedom, putting Texas in a position of leadership...

Will Arkansas be the 25th State to Adopt School Choice?

HB 1552 affirms that a private school participating in the program remains autonomous and is not an agent of the state or of an Arkansas school district...

Parents Support More Educational Choice

It might be impossible to create an environment to show natural enthusiasm for knowledge at district schools because everything is both free and compulsory...

More at Risk than Low Test Scores When Taking the SAT

Testing companies have begun monitoring students' social media accounts looking for test question leaks...

School Choice More than a Private and Charter School Issue

School choice improves academic outcomes for participants and public schools, saves taxpayer money, moves students into more integrated classrooms, and strengthens the shared civic values and practices essential to American democracy...


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