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School Choice Also Gives Teachers Like Me More Choice

During a moment of small group discussion in a professional development session, a teacher near me gave his opinion: Look, I’ve learned a few things in my time here, and that’s to only do these sorts of things on the days the administration comes...

Public Sentiment On Education Craters

John Donne wrote, “send not to know for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee.” Looking at the results of EdChoice’s most recent national poll of public opinion on education, the bells are tolling, and it is for schooling. Public opinion on the direction...

The Fight to Keep Schools Closed Has Proven Thomas Sowell Right About Teachers’ Unions

Their willingness to put children last and fight to keep schools closed has proven once and for all that teachers’ unions do not, in fact, have kids’ best interests at heart. One of the first things we learned about the coronavirus is that...

Teachers Are Not a Monolith—Those Who Excel Should Be Celebrated

Editor's note: The author of this piece asked to remain anonymous and we obliged. During my first three months teaching at a prominent high school located outside of New York City, the local teachers union has sent multiple emails that undermine excellence...