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January 14, 2020
One in Four New York State Teachers Outside NYC Get Six-Figure Salaries
Empire Center Posts Data on Teachers' Compensation at SeeThroughNY.net
Education
January 14, 2020
How Common Core-Aligned Tests Are Turning College Students Into High School Students
What, then, can college readiness test scores in mathematics and reading tell us?
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January 13, 2020
Heartland Weekly: Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words
Week of January 6, 2020
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Education
January 8, 2020
Bernie's Education Plans are Bonkers
If we all took Sen. Bernie Sanders’ education plans with the requisite grain of salt necessary, there would be a severe salt shortage.
Education
January 7, 2020
Organization Tracks Lawsuits Challenging Colleges’ Sexual Misconduct Policies
FIRE’s Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker is a searchable database of Title IX litigation.
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January 2, 2020
Taxing Californians’ Patience
The new Prop. 13, very much unlike the iconic original, hurts taxpayers.

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Education
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
October 16, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
About 26 percent of U.S. homeschooling families—more than 400,000—are Hispanic, and 8 percent—about 130,000 families—are black, National Center for Education Statistics data show.
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October 15, 2019
By Larry Sand
A blockbuster report exposes myths about the teaching profession, but will it matter?
October 14, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 7, 2019
October 10, 2019
By Larry Sand
Still a year away, Golden Staters brace for a shoot-out with the tax bandits.
October 9, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
For the past year, South Carolina lawmakers have focused on a major education reform plan. Unfortunately, their plan will likely not include the most significant education reform possible: school choice.
September 30, 2019
By Cassidy Syftestad
More Iowa children will be able to attend private schools of their choosing next year.
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September 30, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of September 23, 2019
September 25, 2019
Montana is one of 37 states that has a “Blaine Amendment” barring “direct or indirect” state aid to religious schools.
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September 25, 2019
By Jenna A. Robinson
Purdue University, a public institution in Indiana, started the tuition-freeze trend in 2013.
September 23, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of September 16, 2019
September 23, 2019
More than 10 percent of all California K-12 students are enrolled in charter schools.
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September 23, 2019
By Jane S. Shaw
The state’s university system has “extensive duplicative programs,” including two engineering schools and two business schools.
September 20, 2019
By Cassidy Syftestad
To address the widespread problem of sexual misconduct, as well as bullying and violence in public schools.
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September 19, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
After vetoing one bill that would have raised the state's tax credit cap, Gov. Wolf signed a tax cap increase.
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September 18, 2019
By Larry Sand
A literacy lawsuit is due to go to trial in October, but little will change if it is successful.
September 17, 2019
By Shannon Watkins
The states with the highest levels of student debt, on average, are all on the East Coast.
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September 17, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Other than Harris weaponizing the failed desegregation relic of mandatory busing to bludgeon frontrunner Biden, the Democrats said little about their vision for transforming education in their first two rounds of presidential nomination debates.
September 16, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of September 9, 2019
September 15, 2019
By Vivian E. Jones
More than a quarter of homeschooling families are black or Hispanic.
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September 13, 2019
By Harry Painter
The Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression was composed by the University of Chicago to set a standard for protecting freedom of speech.
September 12, 2019
By Teresa Mull
"If only educators more interested in education than social justice could simply leave the NEA."
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September 11, 2019
By Larry Sand
A new law that bans school suspensions for defiance is on the books in California.
September 10, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The board adopted the full K-12 SEL standards, which are to be included in “In Each Child, Our Future,” Ohio’s strategic plan for education.
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September 9, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) conducted a sophisticated statistical analysis to compare Wisconsin schools.
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September 9, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of September 2, 2019
September 3, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Parents are being denied school choice because the district is preventing charters from using empty public school space.
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September 3, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 26, 2019
August 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A Pennsylvania school district sent letters to parents telling them to pay their delinquent breakfast and lunch bills or their children could be placed in foster care.
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August 27, 2019
By Tim Benson
Active-duty military service members and their spouses overwhelmingly support school choice options such as education savings accounts (ESA), a recent survey found.
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August 26, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 19, 2019
August 22, 2019
By Ray Carter
Many government schools across Oklahoma are receiving funding to educate “ghost students” who no longer attend them.
August 22, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Provides $41.9 million for the Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP).
August 22, 2019
By Daniel Sutter
More than three million students will begin college this year, many pursuing degrees needed for high paying jobs.
August 21, 2019
By Larry Sand
More than ever, parents must be vigilant regarding what goes on in their child’s school.
August 19, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a case challenging a Montana Supreme Court decision that found the state’s school choice program violated the state constitution.
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August 19, 2019
By Harry Painter
The University of Missouri is the target of a lawsuit claiming a deceased donor’s endowment gift is being misused.
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August 19, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 12, 2019
August 16, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
Oregon is dramatically increasing the number of students from middle-income families fed at school at no cost to their parents.
August 15, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes a rule to expand access to apprenticeships.