More than half of Michigan third graders flunk literacy test

After investing $100 million in improving literacy outcomes, more than half of third-graders in Michigan failed the state's standardized test in language arts. This is the fourth year in a row that more than half of Michigan students were reading below grade level. In public schools, third grade is generally regarded as a litmus test … Continue reading More than half of Michigan third graders flunk literacy test

Data suggest New York City parents are turning away from public schools

America's most politically progressive cities are well-known for not putting into practice what they preach. Advocates for school choice love to point out that many of the celebrity keyboard warriors and liberal policymakers who attack homeschooling, charter schools, and vouchers send their own children to private schools and likely would never entertain a public alternative. … Continue reading Data suggest New York City parents are turning away from public schools