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Secretary Cardona Has Ambitious Goals. School Choice Could Help Us Meet Them.

On Monday, Dr. Miguel Cardona became the twelfth U.S. Secretary of Education. Despite the amiable support afforded him by both sides of...

Biden Surprised Us All by Keeping Standardized Testing This Year. Thank Goodness.

Rest easy, states. The Biden administration and its U.S. Department of Education has now made the tough decision for us. The decision...

We Almost Lost Ann Arbor

The old joke about Ann Arbor is that it's a bubble, 27 square miles surrounded by reality. In a...

Parent-Shaming Is Nothing New but COVID Has Shined a Bright Light on It

Parent shaming by school officials is nothing new but the pandemic has brought it into public view more than ever before. I...

Remembering Richard Elmore

My heart was heavy when I heard about the recent passing of Harvard education professor Richard F. Elmore. Perhaps no other scholar has had...

How Anger Over Covid Closures Can Fuel the School Choice Movement

The father testifying before Virginia’s Loudon County school board starts out calmly enough. “You should all be fired from your day jobs because...

No, the Union President Is Not Going to Be the Reopening Hero

Here I am basking in the glow of another win for Tom Brady — sorry haters, please keep reading — and I...

A Catholic Principal’s Zeal in Cleveland

If you follow St. Thomas Aquinas-Cleveland Principal Rachael Dengler on Twitter, you know that she’s prone to posting things like this: