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School Officials File Police Report on Kindergartner with Down Syndrome

We have all heard of school districts where discretion and common sense seem non-existent and poorly drafted policies end up being used...

Let’s Stop Treating Children Like Funding Units

When students are treated as pawns and not as people whose potential it is our responsibility to invest in, children suffer. I...

My 360-Degree View of School Choice

I am a single mother who knows firsthand the struggles of choosing the right school for your child. And because I have...

We Shined a Light on What Many Refuse to See: World-Class Cities With Third-World Educational Results

That seems like the most appropriate question to ask after my team released “The Secret Shame of Progressive Cities” last week, a...

New Poll Shows that Supporting School Choice Is Good Politics, Even for Democrats

This week the American Federation for Children released its sixth annual nationalsurvey of likely voters and, not surprisingly, support for K-12 educational...

There Are a Few Things Missing From the NYT Review of Diane Ravitch’s New Book

Education historian turned anti-reform flamethrower Diane Ravitch is just out with a new book, Slaying Goliath, and the review by Annie Murphy...

We Expect Textbooks to Do Too Much

Fontenelle cautioned that we should distrust all ancient histories. As it turns out, being skeptical of contemporary ones is probably good advice,...

“Equity” Is Only a Word: Largest Racial Achievement Gaps Are in America’s Most Progressive Cities

An eye-opening report has just been published that serves as a warning about how far removed the rhetoric of progressives can be...