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Lennie Jarratt

Lennie Jarratt is the project manager for the Center for Transforming Education at The Heartland Institute.

Jarratt is the former managing editor (2013-2014) of Champion News, an Illinois based news website focused on reporting on education and Illinois politics. Jarratt was the managing editor (2004-2011) of Education Matters which researched education in local school districts across Illinois.

Jarratt has presented analysis on Common Core and education choice on Fox News, Breitbart, ABC Chicago and multiple radio outlets and newspapers across the United States. He has been a presenter on panels discussing education choice, common core, homeschooling, and Illinois Freedom of Information Laws with groups such as American Majority, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Illinois Tea Party groups, homeschool conventions, and state legislative hearings.

Jarratt received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia State University, where he studied mathematics and computer science.

Recent Articles and Publications

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June 23, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson, Lennie Jarratt
To reduce school violence, we must address its actual cause.
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June 7, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Arianna Wilkerson
To reduce school violence, we must address its actual cause.
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June 6, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
Arizona teachers have finally returned to their classrooms after a six-day strike over salary increases.
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April 25, 2018
By Christopher Talgo, Lennie Jarratt
So have Republicans learned from the Obamacare debacle?  Is the swamp being drained?  Unfortunately, no.
March 20, 2018
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
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February 22, 2018
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
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November 8, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt
Testimony Before the Ohio Senate Education Committee
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September 20, 2017
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Strike Vouchers Make Sure As Many Children As Possible Are Freed From Outside Forces Controlling Their Education
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