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Lindsey M. Burke is an education policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation.

Lindsey M. Burke is an education policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation. 

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March 21, 2013
By Lindsey Burke
Florida lawmakers are considering two major school choice proposals: A “charter course” option to let K-12 and college students use tax money for individual classes outside public schools, and education savings accounts, where families control their
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February 17, 2013
By Lindsey Burke
Idaho’s House Education Committee heard testimony in January concerning the Common Core education standards, an effort to standardize what schools across the country teach through common K-12 standards and assessments in 45 states.
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January 15, 2013
By Lindsey Burke
In January, Congress voted to send an extra $100 million to Head Start, a few weeks after Department of Health and Human Services released its long-overdue evaluation of the federal preschool program, finding it has no benefit to children past first
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July 18, 2012
By Lindsey Burke
The U.S. Department of Education has now waived No Child Left Behind for 32 states that agreed to reconfigure their education systems according to the executive branch’s preferences, with four more waiver applications under review.
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June 2, 2012
By Lindsey Burke
Increasing federal intervention and the resulting burden of complying with federal programs, rules, and regulations has caused a significant growth in state bureaucracy, much of which has a parasitic relationship with federal education programs,
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