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Education Reformers 2, Teachers Unions 0

School-choice supporters in New Jersey and Virginia were heartened last November by the election of reform-minded governors. Their hopes grew this week as the incoming chief executives named principled education reformers ...

Civil Disobedience for Educational Opportunity

As President Obama was preparing to speak to American students, education leaders stood outside the Department of Education to protest the administration’s decision to deny D.C. students quality educational opportunities. The protestors, led by ...

Why D.C. Families Want School Choice

The start of a new school year means lots of anxieties for parents: “Will Johnny have a good teacher this year? Will he be able to make friends and get ...
Politics & Policy

The Secret Schools

People across the world have been inspired by the bestselling book Three Cups of Tea — the story of mountain climber Greg Mortenson’s personal journey to promote peace in remote ...

D.C. Families Fight for School Choice

This afternoon, more than 1,000 students, parents, and concerned citizens gathered across from city hall to rally in support of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program. A number of prominent D.C. ...
Politics & Policy

Taking School Choice for Granted

President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and most members of Congress have never known the sense of desperation that LaTasha Bennett feels. Bennett is one of hundreds of Washington, D.C., parents ...