school choice

The dam holding back school choice will soon collapse

Editors, Washington Examiner

Without a flood of plundered money, unions will be a diminished force, and their power over Democratic politicians will likewise decline. As polling increasingly shows bipartisan support for school choice, especially for the type of program in Florida, politicians are likely to swing that way too. They go where they can get votes.

SCOTUS Gives School Choice a Chance

Bill Donohue, CNS News

It is up to state lawmakers to introduce legislation that allows for non-discriminatory school voucher programs, and all other measures that provide parents with choice in education. Education equality is long overdue. Those who seek to keep the poor in their place—by condemning innocent minority children to failed public schools in the inner-city—are the big losers.

How Trump Can Expand School Choice

Timothy Michael Dolan, Wall Street Journal

A national solution is needed to bring relief to families who need it. Since a federal scholarship tax credit program would enact sweeping change swiftly, it needs to be done right. First, the program should cover all 50 states. The program should allow donors to choose from a broad array of scholarship organizations and finally, a federal scholarship tax credit program must not infringe on religious liberty.

War on Betsy DeVos shows the left hates giving educational hope to poor kids

Rich Lowry, New York Post

The assault against her by the teachers’ unions and their allies speaks to a certain desperation. They have been steadily losing ground in the debate over educational choice at the state and local level, and now DeVos threatens to occupy the commanding heights of federal policy at the Department of Education.

God, Classrooms and Property Rights

When the Founders proclaimed that our rights came from our Creator, no future president or governing body could ever change, or rescind them, because they did not render them. This act ensured that our property rights were free from seizure... if we paid attention.

Donald Trump: Forgotten America's Law and Order Candidate

"The main victims of these riots are law-abiding African-American citizens living in these neighborhoods. It is their jobs, their homes, their schools and communities which will suffer as a result." The truth of Trump’s analysis is so obvious that it was even recognized by the rioters.

School Choice Gets a Big Win in Nevada Court Decision

Lindsey Burke, CNS News

A trial court judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) against Nevada’s nearly universal education savings account (ESA) program. Education savings accounts enable families to completely customize their child’s educational experience, and ensure students can match education options and providers to their unique learning needs.

Now We Can Get Congress Going

John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, Wall Street Journal

"Republicans will return the focus to the issues at the top of your priority list. Your concerns will be our concerns. That’s our pledge." They promise to tackle such issues as ISIS, Obamacare, school choice, debt, the tax code and more.

Charter School Activists Under Attack In Florida

Kelly Lichter and Erika Donalds, who are running for the Collier County (Florida) School Board have found themselves under attack for their involvement in founding the Mason Classical Academy charter school in Naples, Florida. They need your help.

DOJ Race Policies In Schools Will Hurt Future Generations

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

Those first learning about the radical racialist school discipline policies at DOJ should be more concerned about how they will be undone, rather than that they exist.

RPaul: More School Choice for Poor

Lyndsey Layton, Washington Post

“It’s unfair to tell a poor inner-city kid that he can’t choose to go to a suburban school." More Choices are better.