Daily Policy Digest

Education Issues

Poverty and Educational Opportunity Abroad

Kenya is an educational haven compared to many other developing countries...

Public Schools or Charter Schools: Who is Likely to See Students Transferring Out?

Students who do not perform well in school are more likely to leave and change schools multiple times...

Are All-Charter School Districts the Answer to Failing Schools?

New Orleans charter schools deliver five months of extra learning per year when compared to traditional public schools...

Indiana: The Nation's Largest School Choice Voucher State

Some 29,000 students are participating in the Choice Scholarship Program in 2014-15 compared with 19,809 students participating in 2013-14...

Educating Girls in the Middle East Brings Stability to the Region

Education improvements must be available to girls, even in the most poverty-stricken areas of the Arab world...

Incarcerated Parents Risk Their Children's Education

Teachers are the last line of defense against early-onset criminal activity in youth...

Legos Build Student Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

As more school choice options appear, even more competition within the educational system will happen in educational areas such as STEM...

FERPA Reforms Could Effect Student Privacy and Educational Innovation

Congress would do well to reauthorize the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) in a way that ensures student record protection while not overregulating a third party’s ability to create new ways of pioneering educational advancements...

Education Reforms Will Give Wisconsin's Higher Education System Greater Autonomy

The proposed reforms to the University of Wisconsin system could lead higher education to a sustainable path by empowering leaders, protecting taxpayers and promoting long-term stability...

State Controlled Education: Still A Good Idea

Advancing reforms through the HERO Act and A-PLUS Act will provide freedom to those closest to K-12 and higher education...


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