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Education Issues

Performance Pay Pioneers

A Colorado school that uses performance based compensation for teachers has seen results in terms of the academic achievement of its students...

New Orleans Tops School Choice and Competition Index

How does your school district stack up against the rest of the nation when it comes to school choice?...

Senate Looks at New School Choice Bill

The CHOICE Act would provide startup funding to states to establish school choice programs for disabled children...

Making Charter Schools Work in Alabama

There are eight states without any charter schools -- one of those states is Alabama...

Which Cities Get the Most Return on their Educational Investment?

In a new report, WalletHub has compiled a list of American cities with the most and least efficient spending on education -- which cities are getting the best return on their educational investment?...

Charter Schools: Doing More with Less Money

Charter schools receive 30 percent less per student than what a typical public school receives, yet they perform better...

Want to Raise Incomes? Support School Choice

School choice slashes dropout rates, improves academic achievement and ultimately leads to economic gains...

Children in Single-Parent Families Perform Worse on Achievement Tests than Their Two-Parent Peers

In the United States, the average achievement difference in math between children from single- and two-parent families is 26.6 points -- roughly equivalent to one grade level...

Improving Opportunities with School Choice

School choice policies offer all families better educational options, allowing parents to choose the schools that best suit their children's needs...

Federal Policies Raise Tuition Prices

Since 1980, tuition at public and private universities has grown more than twice as fast as the rate of inflation...


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