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March 5, 2012
If you are in one of the ten Super Tuesday states, make it clear that education is not some "other" thing -- a luxury issue that we can only afford to consider when times are flush. Education reform is fundamental to our nation's economic success. Read more »
February 13, 2012
While the headlines and dates might differ, we keep hearing the same old story. Local school boards statewide, including Harrisburg School District, continue to deny their students quality educational options. Read more »
February 2, 2012
Each day of 2012 so far we have seen, heard and read our words and phrases repeated over and over again. In the media, by policymakers and even the President of the United States, whose State of the Union echoed the words we first made popular 18 years ago — competitive education reform. Read more »
January 17, 2012
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) has released a new law report, one which scores of education pioneers denounce as damaging. Read more »
January 10, 2012
It’s only when the candidates embrace and answer these questions that we can begin to rebuild the foundation of America – education. Read more »
January 4, 2012
A Huffington Post reporter's analysis of charter closures takes CER report findings out of context and maligns the high-level of accountability currently in place. Read more »
December 12, 2011
Data reveals school choice works, and Keystone State lawmakers need to stop the leaky money pipeline that's wasting taxpayer money and hurting students' education. Read more »
December 8, 2011
The New York Times posted an Op-Ed, "Why School Choice Fails," by a reporter and parent that admittedly enjoys choices, yet blasts school choice for causing anxiety. The alternative, assigning students to schools, certainly causes anxiety for parents who have no other means of enrolling their struggling student in another institution. Edspresso fights back and contends that school choice, indeed, does not fail. Head on over to read why. Read more »
December 8, 2011
Hoosier state's ability to set expansive voucher program, performance pay system, collective bargaining limits, and performance pay system in place in 2011 make it a beacon for reform. Read more »
November 22, 2011
This weekend The Philadelphia Inquirer's Editorial Board posted an article on their blog, "Say What", criticizing Governor Corbett and his education reform plans. The Inquirer's Editorial Board suggests that Corbett should "stop acting like 'competition' from charters and vouchers will be enough to fix bad schools." We of course responded, but The Inquirer has yet to post it. So we've continued the debate here on Edspresso. Check it out... Read more »