Adam B. Schaeffer

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Politics & Policy

A Responsible Choice

In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed spending another $4 billion annually on K–12 public education. He did not mention that state, local, and federal governments already ...

The Early-Ed Big Lie

President Obama is repeating questionable statistics in support of his bid to expand the government’s monopoly on education back to the womb. He asserts in his speech on education today at ...

Brave, Brave Sir Holder

The Politico has a piece today on the plans of Eric Holder, our brave, completely uncowardly attorney general, to “fight discrimination and inequality.” He might want to start by joining the ...
Politics & Policy

Go Big

If you’ve been reading this series, you already know that education tax credits do more than vouchers to encourage the development of a powerful and organized school-choice constituency. #ad#But which scale ...
Politics & Policy

Coalition’s Choice

Yesterday, I explained why vouchers are more likely than credits to get into legal trouble — because they’re government dollars. Today we’re talking about coalitional politics. #ad#So, which of the two ...