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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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July 18, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
In the wake of Parkland and several other recent mass shootings, it seems clear that gun control advocates do not understand natural rights and the founding principles of the United States.
July 13, 2018
By Christopher Talgo, Lennie Jarratt
Truth in Accounting’s latest “Financial State of the States” rankings placed Illinois in 49th place—barely beating out New Jersey. The Prairie State was labeled a “Sinkhole State” and earned a “financial grade” of “F.”
July 5, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
This Independence Day liberty-loving Americans had much to be grateful for.
June 29, 2018
By Tim Benson, Lennie Jarratt
Public Comment to the Michigan Department of Education on the Revised Michigan Social Studies Standards
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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.
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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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