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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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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
November 9, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jesse Hathaway, Dr. Donald J. Devine, Lennie Jarratt, H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Benson, Robert Zubrin, Isaac Orr, Robert G. Holland, Heather Kays, Paul Driessen, Dan Miller, Larry Kaufmann, Donn Dears, Charles Battig, Brendon Swedlow, Jane M. Orient, M.D., Neal Schuerer, Bradley A. Smith, Twila Brase, Joe Cobb, Thomas A. Firey, Bernard (Bud) Weinstein, James H. Rust, Linda Gorman, Devon Herrick, Jason Bedrick, Nick Dranias, Lawrence H. White, Howard Segermark, James E. Enstrom, Mischa Popoff, Clifford Thies, Peter R. Cook, Charles N. Steele, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Cedric Keith, Michael Schaus, Benita M. Dodd, Roger Stark, M.D., Kathy Hoekstra, Sandra Stotsky
In the November 8 election, Donald Trump won the presidency and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate. In state races, Republicans expanded their majorities in state legislatures and gubernatorial mansions.
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January 4, 2016
By Heather Kays
A grassroots organization pressing for repeal of Common Core in Massachusetts announced it successfully collected enough signatures to have a question regarding the removal of the K–12 educational standards put on the 2016 ballot.
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Education
December 29, 2015
By Heather Kays
An increasing number of colleges and universities across the nation are dropping the requirement for entrance exams.
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Education
December 24, 2015
By Heather Kays
Four education groups have filed an amicus brief in the hopes of convincing the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to consider a Colorado voucher case that would require examining the scope of the state’s Blaine Amendment.
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Education
December 22, 2015
By Heather Kays
Grade inflation is rampant in New York City’s (NYC) public schools, reports a new study by StudentsFirstNY.
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Education
November 26, 2015
By Heather Kays
The Montana State Department of Revenue heard testimony regarding a controversial proposed rule that would prevent state funds from a new tax credit scholarship program being used to pay for schools affiliated with religious institutions.
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Education
November 25, 2015
By Heather Kays
John King Jr., currently the acting deputy secretary of education at the U.S. Department of Education, will become acting U.S. secretary of education in December. King will replace his current boss, Secretary Arne Duncan, in December.
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Education
November 25, 2015
By Heather Kays
The Washington state Supreme Court on Sept. 4 rule the state's charter school law as unconstitutional. The justices dug deep to justify their decision, referencing a definition of public schools from a 1909 case, School District 20 vs. Bryan.
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