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July 19, 2017
By George A. Clowes
Tax Credits Can’t Create a Competitive Education Marketplace
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June 26, 2017
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, S.T. Karnick, Teresa Mull, Joseph A. Morris, Robert G. Holland, George A. Clowes, John McAdams, Josh Brown, Nick Dranias, Michael Warder
“The Supreme Court once again affirms the free exercise of religion ruling it is unconstitutional to deny a religious institution participation in a state program solely because of its religion.” - Lennie Jarratt
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Education
September 30, 2016
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull, George A. Clowes, Larry Sand, Joy Pullmann
“This ruling is ultimately a win for Nevada students and will open the door for other similar school choice programs across the country.” - Teresa Mull
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Education
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September 27, 2012
By Joy Pullmann, Herbert J. Walberg, Robert G. Holland, S.T. Karnick, George A. Clowes
On Friday, the movie “Won’t Back Down” opens in more than 3,000 theaters nationwide. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis, the film is an inspiring story about how a single mother takes on the broken and corrupt public school system – and wins.
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October 18, 2010
By George A. Clowes
Only three states—Nevada, South Dakota, and Wyoming—have no corporate income tax, but Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott wants to add the Sunshine State to that select list.
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March 16, 2010
By George A. Clowes
Discussions on school choice in Illinois are currently focused on the Rev. Sen. James Meeks' school voucher bill and the use of public funds to pay for children from failing schools to be educated in private schools.
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Education
October 15, 2009
By George A. Clowes
Your two articles about the decline of Detroit and its public schools (“In One House,” Sept. 26, 2009, and “Detroit Coaxes Students,” Oct. 1, 2009) failed to mention how teacher unions helped encourage that decline.
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September 1, 2008
By George A. Clowes
Although vouchers are supposed to prompt improvements in the public schools through competition for students, the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) have shown little improvement in graduation rates or test scores -- despite the migration of more than 19,000
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Education
July 23, 2008
By George A. Clowes
This Heartland Policy Study by education expert George Clowes addresses concerns about the efficacy of school vouchers that have been raised recently by some school reform advocates.
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Education
April 23, 2008
By George A. Clowes
The letters from the two public school educators (Sara Stevenson, April 101, and Molly Wuller, April 162) regarding school choice are rather condescending about the "poorly prepared . . .
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Education
 

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