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February 10, 2020
Heartland Weekly: The Disastrous Socialist Revolution
Week of February 3, 2020
February 5, 2020
Legal Firearms on Legal Firearms on College Campuses Don’t Increase Violence, Universities Report
he College Fix, a news website, contacted “multiple public universities in states where campus carry is legal,” and none of those responding reported any increase in gun violence since adopting policies allowing campus carry.
February 4, 2020
Heartland Institute Education Expert Reacts to President Trump’s State of the Union Address
President Trump in his State of the Union address made perhaps the strongest statements in support of school choice ever in that annual speech.
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February 3, 2020
Heartland Weekly: Canceling Student Debt Would Be a Big Mistake
Week of January 27, 2020
February 1, 2020
Five Reasons National School Choice Week Keeps Growing
Here are five reasons (out of thousands!) why NSCW keeps breaking records.
February 1, 2020
Lessons Kids Can Learn from a School Choice Pioneer
State by state, CSAs could build on the pioneering breakthrough in school choice that Virginia Walden Ford and others achieved 15 years ago with the Opportunity Scholarships in the federal city.

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November 4, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 28, 2019
October 31, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The 23rd annual edition of the Report Card on American Education by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia,
October 30, 2019
By Larry Sand
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren used to be a Republican, a Native American and pro-school choice. Now she is a Democrat, a Caucasian and anti-choice teacher union suck-up.
October 29, 2019
By Larry Sand
America’s newest religion is secular, and its zealous missionaries are focusing their efforts on the country’s youth.
October 28, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 21, 2019
October 24, 2019
The federal government just released a report about schools that concludes what anyone who has ever ridden a public bus, used a public bathroom or stood in line at the DMV could tell you: Private is better.
October 23, 2019
By Jane S. Shaw
The tenure of higher education leadership is getting shorter, pay greater.
October 22, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
The student loan debt bubble has reached epic proportions.
October 22, 2019
By Teresa Mull
Loveland High School student Nathan Myers recently did what many Colorado kids do: He ventured into the great outdoors for some target practice with his mom.
October 22, 2019
By Teresa Mull
This Colorado district doesn’t like the idea of teachers carrying firearms. But the question should be: who cares?
October 22, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Now that summer has ended and classrooms have opened across the country, a spotlight shines on the latest research showing the value of parents being able to choose the best education for their children.
October 21, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of October 14, 2019
October 18, 2019
By Jay Lehr
Richard Vedder is such a giant in education and economics that he was able to persuade 28 colleagues to write detailed prepublication comments about this book.
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.
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.