Daily Policy Digest

Education Issues

Brazil's For-Profit Education Firms Increase Quality for Less Money

Brazil's for-profit education institutions are showing others how to lower fees and raise quality...

Kansas: Licensing More Teachers

The Kansas State Board of Education has approved plans to allow those with relevant work experience to obtain a teaching license without having a teaching degree...

Florida Establishes ESA Program

Florida is the second state in the country to create an Education Savings Account program...

The Coming College Revolution

The cost of higher education has been rising by 1.6 percentage points more than inflation every year over the past two decades...

Benefits of College Still Outweigh the Costs

Because the wages of high school graduates have also fallen, the college wage premium has remained near an all-time high...

Parents Support School Choice

Six out of ten parents say that the education system is on the wrong track...

Using Education Savings Accounts to Customize Education

Unlike vouchers and tax credit scholarships, Education Savings Accounts are customizable...

Getting Rid of Central Planning in Education

Giving parents real, effective choices will require us to do away with top-down accountability measures...

Executive Order Makes More Students Eligible for Lenient Loan Repayment

President Obama signed an executive order last week to make more graduates eligible for lenient student loan repayment...

Teacher Tenure: Unconstitutional?

Only 3 percent of public school teachers in California are ranked "highly effective," with 8,250 bad teachers educating 206,250 students every day...


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