U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told radio show host Hugh Hewitt that Congress must address mental health issues in schools in order to prevent another deadly mass shooting like the one in Florida on Wednesday. Hewitt asked DeVos: Secretary DeVos, we have a no-fly list in this country. Ought we not to have a no-buy
Poor students deserve just as good an education as rich students, right? So why are so many stuck in failing public schools? Denisha Merriweather, who benefited from school choice through a voucher program, explains the problem and the solution. Full Transcript Public schools aren’t the answer for everyone. They weren’t the answer for me.
Posted by: Rich Mitchell in Education, Trending Commentary March 22, 2017 Parents make so many important and exciting choices for their children: The town they live in, the food they eat, the clothes they wear. So why do parents lose that choice when it comes to the school they attend? Take the pledge for
A school choice advocacy group today described the Trump administration’s proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Education as a “more concerted effort to channel dollars more directly to the needs of children and families instead of to programs and to districts.” CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen noted that not only does the