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Opinion/Editorial Education
October 20, 2020
By Larry Sand
If cops are expected to wear body cameras, teachers’ lessons should be recorded.
October 13, 2020
By Larry Sand
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the teachers unions and others in the education establishment as a Hydra that will go to great lengths to insure that in-person learning is denied throughout the country
October 9, 2020
By Ann Bridges
When we teach reading, we don’t limit what can and should be read
October 6, 2020
By Larry Sand
While California’s ethnic studies mandate for k-12ers is dead for now, there is still much in the works to be concerned about
September 29, 2020
By Larry Sand
COVID-19 has further exposed the teachers unions’ disregard for children.
September 22, 2020
By Larry Sand
The left’s plan to disfigure America is moving right along
September 8, 2020
By Larry Sand
It’s back-to-school decision time for many parents.
September 1, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Nowhere is this more evident than in President Trump’s second-term education agenda
August 25, 2020
By Larry Sand
While Covid-19 has a shelf life, “Woke-20” shows no sign of abating.
August 18, 2020
By Larry Sand
The low teacher pay fabrication has been exploded more times than Wile E. Coyote.
August 4, 2020
By Larry Sand
The one-size-fits-all regimen for schools needs to end.
July 31, 2020
By Larry Sand
Declaring that there will be no in-person instruction this fall, Governor Gavin Newsom puts teachers’ union interests over those of children and families.
July 29, 2020
By Larry Sand
Last week, the school wars intensified on many fronts.
July 21, 2020
By Larry Sand
Governor Newsom and teachers unions nix in-person instruction for most school kids in the fall.
July 7, 2020
By Larry Sand
The Supreme Court finally clears the way for students to use tax-credit scholarships to attend religious schools; the teachers unions and much of the MSM are apoplectic.
June 2, 2020
By Larry Sand
The tortured plan to open schools in the fall should convince parents to homeschool if at all possible.
May 27, 2020
By Alexandra York
Books have always been treasures to thinkers, but given today’s politically correct public educational system, they are even more important for anyone desiring to achieve independent and critical thinking.
May 26, 2020
By Larry Sand
When the Covid-19 craziness subsides, our calcified zip-code education laws will endure.
May 22, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
COVID-19 has disrupted almost all aspects of life, including higher education. What does the future of higher education hold?
May 19, 2020
By Larry Sand
As traditional public schools grapple with the effects of Covid-19, many parents are awakening to school choice.
April 28, 2020
By Larry Sand
The great majority of peer-reviewed studies on homeschooling finds that kids educated by their parents generally outperform their traditionally schooled counterparts in various ways.
April 22, 2020
By Larry Sand
An illuminating study comparing education in America’s progressive and conservative cities opens a major can of worms.
April 20, 2020
By Nancy J. Thorner
Often parents have no idea how public schools are failing their children. Coronavirus is making parents examine the benefits of homeschooling.
April 15, 2020
By Larry Sand
Temporary Los Angeles teacher union contract, inspired by COVID-19, liberates teachers, but parents and kids are still held captive, of course.
April 8, 2020
By Larry Sand
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, much of the Big-Ed/Big Union complex maintains its inflexibility.
April 1, 2020
By Larry Sand
Los Angeles teacher union leader is using the coronavirus crisis as an excuse to trash charter schools.
March 24, 2020
By Larry Sand
Whether it’s a pandemic, a damn panic, or all the above, the coronavirus has turned us into a nation of homeschoolers.
March 5, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
Florida again leads the way by supporting a wide range of private and public school choices for families, a blossoming of freedom that DeSantis helped bolster as a top priority upon taking office in 2019. 
March 2, 2020
By Clifford Thies
The truth is, literacy is fast being eradicated in the world, with or without literacy campaigns.
February 18, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 10, 2020
February 10, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of February 3, 2020
February 3, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 27, 2020
February 1, 2020
By Teresa Mull
Here are five reasons (out of thousands!) why NSCW keeps breaking records.
February 1, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
State by state, CSAs could build on the pioneering breakthrough in school choice that Virginia Walden Ford and others achieved 15 years ago with the Opportunity Scholarships in the federal city.
January 28, 2020
By Larry Sand
Hollywood gives school choice a fair, positive representation.
January 21, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
School Choice Week showcases the interest in school choice and pent-up demand for more of it. Whether supply meets that demand will depend in part on decisions in the political and legal realms.
January 21, 2020
By Larry Sand
The abusive education monopoly must go.
January 21, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 13, 2020
January 14, 2020
By Sandra Stotsky
What, then, can college readiness test scores in mathematics and reading tell us?
January 13, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 6, 2020