Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: The ESA Administrator’s Dilemma: Tackling Quality Control
John Bailey from the Foundation for Excellence in Education writes, for decades, the idea of quality control in public education has been built around systems of accreditation, testing, and human c
This paper by Tim Keller of the Institute for Justice discusses the constitutional issues surrounding ESA programs.
Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice: Settling on Education Savings Accounts
Nat Malkus of the American Enterprise Insitute writes ESAs are expanding the number of families eligible for educational choice and the diversity of providers among which those families can choose.
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Do Randomized Controlled Trials Meet the "Gold Standard"? A Study of the Usefulness of RCTs in the What Works Clearinghouse
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) identifies studies that provide credible and reliable evidence of a given intervention’s effectiveness.
Did Right-to-Work Laws Impact Income Inequality? Evidence from US States Using the Synthetic Control Method
There is an ongoing debate about the effect of changes in labor regulations such as Right-to-Work (RTW) laws on rising income inequality in the U.S.
The percentage of public high schools offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses is declining, with lower percentages offering AP in 2012 than in 2008. The overall declines in AP programs after
The AP program has expanded rapidly since 1990 to become the primary program for providing US public high school students with advanced coursework, with nearly two in five graduates earning AP cred
Since 1978, 30 states have enacted formal limitations on taxes, budgets, or outlays as tools with which to strengthen fiscal discipline.