Tag - school choice

Home Schools Need Regulation and Evaluation

The opening of this story in the Staunton News Leader is not about Texas Governor Rick Perry. It is, however, incredibly depressing: By the time he was 16, he had never written an essay. He didn’t know South Africa was a country. He couldn’t solve basic algebra problems. It’s the story of Josh Powell, a now  21 year old college...

School Choice Lets Donors Buy Grades

Here’s a fun news story for the School Choice, TEA Party Extravaganza Awards show to discuss tomorrow night in Billings: how political contributions and pressure are already compromising some of the nation’s school choice efforts. The AP is reporting that, in Indiana, the commitment to excellence in school choice was far less...