What would a $10,000 education voucher do for a child?

Trump and the GOP are considering including school choice vouchers in another coronavirus relief bill, and the chatter is that the vouchers would be somewhere in the neighborhood of $10,000 per child. What could that amount of money do for a child? Completely and utterly transform their opportunities in life. For parents that choose to … Continue reading What would a $10,000 education voucher do for a child?

Homeschooling just hit prime time!

I was watching Tucker Carlson on Fox News while doing the dishes tonight and saw something that just about made me choke: a commercial for Abeka homeschooling curriculum! I mean, it would have been shocking to see a commercial for homeschooling curriculum on television, period. But during a show with several million daily viewers? Homeschooling … Continue reading Homeschooling just hit prime time!

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