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May 18, 2017
By Tim Benson, Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt
"Private school choice in Minnesota is literally nonexistent, so enacting this tax-credit scholarship program would be a great first step for the North Star State" - Tim Benson
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Education
March 1, 2017
By Jim Lakely, Robert Genetski, Bette Grande, S.T. Karnick, David L. Applegate, H. Sterling Burnett, Jesse Hathaway, Michael Hamilton, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Isaac Orr, Tom Harris, John McAdams, Terry Stoops, Joe Cobb, Christopher Garbacz, James H. Rust, John Dale Dunn, Clifford Thies, Sandra Stotsky, Kenneth Haapala
"President Trump’s speech should help him gain public support for his programs. Inviting Democrats to put petty politics aside and work with him for the good of the country was a reasonable request." - Robert Genetski
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Government & Politics
February 7, 2017
By Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick, Robert G. Holland, Larry Sand, Richard Vedder, Heather Kays, Sandra Stotsky, Dr. Duke Pesta
‘The status quo in American education must be broken, and Betsy DeVos is the first nominee for the Department of Education who might actually break it.’ – Bruno Behrend
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Education
Government & Politics
November 23, 2016
By Lennie Jarratt, Bruno Behrend, Heather Kays, Joy Pullmann
“This is a promising development as DeVos is an effective and experienced leader in the education choice movement.” - Lennie Jarratt
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Education
July 12, 2016
By Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Joy Pullmann, Tim Benson
Heartland Institute Education Experts React to Illinois Dropping PARCC Testing forHigh School StudentsThe Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced on July 11 Illinois high school students will no longer be taking the Partnership for Assessment
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Education
May 11, 2016
By Robert G. Holland, Teresa Mull, Lennie Jarratt, Bruno Behrend, Tim Benson
Heartland Education Experts Applaud Pennsylvania’s Teacher Furlough Reform BillThe Pennsylvania House passed on Monday the Protecting Excellent Teachers Act (HB 805), which allows school districts to consider merit, not just seniority, when making
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Education
April 15, 2016
By Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
A California state appellate court has overturned a lower court ruling in Vergara v. California.
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Education
April 13, 2016
By Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Joy Pullmann, Tim Benson, John Nothdurft
The Mississippi legislature is sending two education choice bills to Republican Gov. Phil Bryant this week.
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Education
March 9, 2016
By Joy Pullmann, Lennie Jarratt, Bruno Behrend, Tim Benson
On Tuesday, the South Dakota House of Representatives passed the state’s first education choice program, the Partners in Education Tax Credit Program (SB159).
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Education
February 18, 2016
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Bruno Behrend
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down some of the emergency powers of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC), declaring SRC does not have the authority to cap charter school enrollment and must take into account seniority in
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Education
 

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