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February 8, 2013
To ask the question about closing schools, as if this were a movement based on reason and fact, is an affront to the seriousness of the issue. From Arne Duncan to Howard Fuller to this writer and millions in between there is near universal agreement that no child should be forced to attend a failing school for even an hour, let alone a day or a year. Read more »
February 5, 2013
Here's what's divisive and unsuccessful: having no way to force change at your child's failing public school. Thanks to California's Parent Trigger law, parents now have power to force change. Read more »
February 1, 2013
The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program is not just good policy but smart budgeting. Read more »
January 29, 2013
America’s education system is floundering, and expanding funding incentives for other educational environments can help Read more »
January 3, 2013
Re: "Insiders benefiting in charter deals" and "Critics say state is lax on charter purchasing practices," by Ann Ryman (Nov. 18, The Arizona Republic). Read more »
January 2, 2013
Among many traditions as we close one year and begin a new one are lists of what is "in" and "out." At the end of 2012, compromise was definitely "in." Read more »
December 18, 2012
Government is biased against commercial school operators, despite often better results. Read more »
December 12, 2012
NEW Letter to Friends of The Center for Education Reform No. 104 December 2012 Read more »
December 11, 2012
The battle over new legislation to make it easier to create charter schools in Mississippi may be rejoined next year. For the future of the state's children, legislators should allow charters. Read more »
November 19, 2012
Even when reform passes, teachers unions engage in massive resistance. Read more »