Daily Policy Digest

Education Issues

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...

Poorer Students Do Not Benefit From Lower Student Loan Interest Rates

Changes to student loan programs can be expensive, therefore, Congress could consider if expanding loans is worth the cost before adopting Senator Warren's legislation proposal...

Lack of Education Transparency in California Hurting Students

Parents need to be able to see the growth of their children over time in reading and math and make decisions about the quality of their schools...

What Do Nevada Voters Think About Education Reform Matters?

Nevadans are more likely to say education is "the most important issue facing the state" than other states...

Data and Statistics Could Help Improve Education

Congress can enable and support state officials and local educators to make informed decisions about effective programs and practices...

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...


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