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Press Release Education
June 30, 2020
By Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick
‘The U.S. Supreme Court provided a big win today for those who believe in equality under the law and who are opposed to government discrimination of religious schools.’
February 4, 2020
By Lennie Jarratt
President Trump in his State of the Union address made perhaps the strongest statements in support of school choice ever in that annual speech.
January 21, 2020
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Vicki Alger
“Child Safety Accounts are one of the best solutions to student safety concerns and need to be implemented throughout America, not just in Colorado.” - Lennie Jarratt
October 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
“The Heartland Institute’s strike vouchers and education choice reforms need to be implemented immediately.” - Lennie Jarratt
May 8, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Tim Benson, Vicki Alger, Lennie Jarratt
“It is long overdue that parents in one of the most dangerous school districts in America are provided a safe education choice, and Child Safety Accounts can make that possible.” - Tim Huelskamp
April 26, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Arianna Wilkerson, Tim Benson
“The Tennessee Senate made a statement with the passage of a second ESA program, declaring education access for all students is more important than state dictates and local monopolistic district control.” - Lennie Jarratt
January 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Vicki Alger
“No child should be forced to remain in an unsafe education environment.” - Lennie Jarratt
January 4, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
“The plaintiffs, repeatedly defeated politically, turned to the courts. Thankfully, the courts rejected their attempted political end run around the state’s legislature.”
October 24, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
“National SAVE day is a reminder that bullying and school violence remains far too prevalent. Hence, Child Safety Accounts are needed more than ever to ensure students attend safe schools.” - Lennie Jarratt
June 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Larry Sand, Robert G. Holland
“The Supreme Court has freed millions of American workers from manipulation by union bosses that misrepresent their interests.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
March 13, 2018
By S.T. Karnick, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
“The signing of this bill is a great step to protect students.” - Lennie Jarratt
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
October 11, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull, Tim Benson
"Alternative certification pathways should be adopted for all public schools, not just SUNY charters" - Lennie Jarratt
August 29, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Arianna Wilkerson, Justin Haskins
"Illinois lawmakers will continue to fight over education funding until they learn to focus on students and not the school districts and teachers’ pension funds." - Lennie Jarratt
June 29, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
"t has already been a very busy (and good) week for education choice advocates, and this news out of North Carolina is the cherry on the sundae." - Tim Benson
June 28, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt
"Florida continues to be one of the leaders in expanding education opportunities for students." - Lennie Jarratt
June 26, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick, Teresa Mull, Joseph A. Morris, Robert G. Holland, George A. Clowes, John McAdams, Josh Brown, Nick Dranias, Michael Warder
“The Supreme Court once again affirms the free exercise of religion ruling it is unconstitutional to deny a religious institution participation in a state program solely because of its religion.” - Lennie Jarratt
May 24, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Jesse Hathaway, S.T. Karnick, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Michael Hamilton
" The proposed budget in fact incorporates tax reform by sharply reducing tax rates, as well as repealing and replacing Obamacare, which would cut taxes by about $1 trillion over 10 years." - Peter Ferrara
May 18, 2017
By Tim Benson, Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt
"Private school choice in Minnesota is literally nonexistent, so enacting this tax-credit scholarship program would be a great first step for the North Star State" - Tim Benson