October 6, 2012
In big cities, as many as 80 percent of public school parents say they would send their children to parochial or independent schools if they could afford tuition.
September 27, 2012
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.
September 10, 2012
The Chicago Teachers Union went on strike Monday morning, the first strike in Chicago’s public schools in 25 years.
June 28, 2012
The New Hampshire Legislature on Wednesday voted to override Gov. John Lynch’s veto of Senate Bill 372, the School Choice Scholarship Act.
April 18, 2012
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) today signed a sweeping school reform bill that includes vouchers to pay for tuition at private schools for low- and moderate-income parents with children in failing public schools.
December 30, 2011
Informed by evidence as of 2011, this essay speculates on the rise of vouchers through 2030 from the perspective of 2040. For this article, a voucher means a scholarship awarded directly to families to pay private school costs.
April 29, 2011
National surveys show that most students report cheating at some point during their school careers.
April 1, 2011
Transformational Innovation in K-12 Education: Achieving More, Spending Less in Schools, Districts, and States is an edited and revised version of a publication prepared for the Center on Innovation & Improvement, for which author Herb Walberg, chairman
April 1, 2011
Teacher unions often lead the opposition to legislation that would expand the ability of parents to choose the schools – whether public or private – their children attend.
April 1, 2010
For the last half century, higher spending and many modern reforms have failed to raise the achievement of students in the United States to the levels of other economically advanced countries.