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November 11, 2016
by Emma Brown and Perry Stein The Washington Post November 11th, 2016 As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence accomplished what his new boss, President-elect Donald Trump, now wants to do nationwide: Expand taxpayer-funded vouchers and charter schools to give more parents choices beyond traditional public schools. Trump has proposed a new $20 billion federal program […] Read more »
November 10, 2016
CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen talks with Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel about what Election 2016 results could mean for the future of education, including the election of Donald Trump, a defeated Massachusetts ballot initiative on charter schools, and states that saw the election of opportunity-minded Superintendents, Governors, and U.S. Senators. Read more »
November 10, 2016
By: Matt StockNewsTimes NOVEMBER 10, 2016 Now, only a few months ago, Donald Trump pledged that—should he be elected president—he will immediately invest $20 billion in school choice. This plan would, essentially, reprioritize existing federal dollars in order to establish a grant that will allow for children who live in poverty to attend the school […] Read more »
November 9, 2016
By The Journal Staff The Journal 11/09/16 Disturbingly little is known with any certainty about President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s plans for education. Even credible speculation is difficult, given that Trump is far from a traditional Republican and that his statements on a range of issues have proved somewhat inconsistent over the last year or so. […] Read more »
November 9, 2016
by HECHINGER REPORT November 9, 2016 NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said very little about education during the bruising and divisive campaign, leaving those who devote their life to it baffled and unsure about what he’ll actually do and what his policy choices will be. The Republican has pushed for school choice using federal […] Read more »
November 7, 2016
By Tom Vander Ark Education Weekly November 7, 2016 Securing great education opportunities for all learners at all levels was the originating intent of modern education reform. Animating the movement was a perceived threat to the economy and big gaps in opportunity. Standards-based reforms sought to set clear high standards, measure progress, build capacity, attack […] Read more »
November 7, 2016
By Jeanne Allen, Contributor Washington Examiner November, 7 2016 Dear Madam or Mister President, While responsibility for education lies squarely with the states, your role in advancing or rolling back progress in American education reform can be dramatic, depending on your approach. With that in mind, I offer a few thoughts for your consideration. Simply […] Read more »
November 3, 2016
By Arianna Prothero Education Weekly November 3, 2016 Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation’s most influential supporters of school choice. Armed with research that paints a grim picture of the virtual charter school sector, some of the most […] Read more »
November 1, 2016
By Andrew Ujifusa Education Week November 1, 2016 Among various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led by former U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett is seeking to make its mark. Conservative Leaders for Education, which formed in July to push […] Read more »
October 26, 2016
by Daarel Burnette II State EdWatch  24 October 2016 This post was written by Andrew Ujifusa and originally posted on the Politics K-12 blog.  Amidst various players like the teachers’ unions looking to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act at the state level, a group led former Secretary of Education William Bennett is seeking to make its mark. […] Read more »