Lindsey Burke

Lindsey Burke is the director of education policy and the Will Skillman Fellow in Education at the Heritage Foundation.

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Obama Budget Eliminates D.C. Voucher Funding

President Obama’s 2013 budget request not only recklessly increases funding for the Department of Education by another 3.5 percent (taking the bloated agency’s budget to $68.9 billion), it brazenly eliminates ...

Obama’s Ill-advised NCLB Waivers

Later today, President Obama will deliver a speech in which he will detail the conditions that will be attached to No Child Left Behind waivers being offered to states by ...

Boehner Secures the Futures of D.C. Children

In a momentous victory for D.C. schoolchildren, Speaker John Boehner succeeded in reauthorizing the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program in the long-term continuing resolution to which the Obama administration agreed just ...

A Hearing for D.C.’s Children

Sen. Joe Lieberman threw down the gauntlet earlier today during a committee hearing on the merits of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. “I usually try to see the argument on ...