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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
October 18, 2016
By Teresa Mull, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Joy Pullmann, Larry Sand, Robert G. Holland
‘Black parents across the country are protesting the NAACP’s decision, and for good reason.’ - Teresa Mull
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Education
October 17, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #154
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Education
October 5, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #153
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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
Law
September 29, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #152
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Education
September 22, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #151
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Education
September 20, 2016
By Tim Benson, Joy Pullmann
Discriminatory Blaine Amendments Must Go
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Education
September 13, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #150
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Education
August 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
This 44-page booklet discusses the development of Common Core and its flaws. This expanded edition includes two appendices: acronyms often used in Common Core discussions and a handy timeline.
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Education
August 29, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #149
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Education
August 16, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #148
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Education
August 3, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #147
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Education
July 28, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #146
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Education
July 20, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #145
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Education
July 15, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #144
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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
July 7, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #143
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Education
June 29, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #142
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Education
June 15, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #141
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Education
June 7, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #140
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Education
May 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
While many conservatives have been suspiciously eyeing Common Core education standards because the Obama administration pushed them on states, several support these lists of what children should know in grades K-12 for math and language arts.
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Education
May 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
Idaho’s governor signed a bill allowing high school students to graduate with up to two years of college credits. House Bill 426 sponsor Rep. Steve Thayn (R-Emmett) said his daughter inspired the measure.
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Education
May 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
Tennesseans have been subject to scads of misleading rhetoric about the state’s new academic freedom law for science teachers, largely from outside organizations hoping to construct a national warning sign so other states will beware.
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Education
May 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
Last week, Hawaii teachers revolted against their union leadership, governor, and the Obama administration by overwhelmingly rejecting a contract containing flimsy merit pay and annual evaluations to which they objected.
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Education
May 31, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #139
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Education
May 19, 2016
By Lennie Jarratt, Joy Pullmann, Tim Benson, Teresa Mull, Robert G. Holland
Heartland Institute Experts React to Dismissal ofNevada Education Savings Account LawsuitOn Wednesday, Clark County judge Eric Johnson dismissed a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to reverse a 2015 law enacting education
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Education
May 18, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #138
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Education
May 12, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #137
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Education
May 5, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #136
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Education
May 4, 2016
By Tim Benson, Joy Pullmann
The education system in Michigan, especially in Detroit, is in dire need of reform.
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Education
April 28, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #135
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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 25, 2016
By Joseph Bast, Joy Pullmann
The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal the standards.
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Education
March 25, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
John King was nominated for the position of secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in March, replacing former DOE head Arne Duncan.
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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 Joy Pullmann
The school choice movement has reached a milestone: The majority of states offer a school choice program that includes access to private schools.
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Education
January 22, 2016
By Tim Benson, Joy Pullmann
Proposed legislation in Tennessee would make vouchers available to children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches and who currently attend or are zoned for a school ranking in the bottom 5 percent statewide.
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Education
November 3, 2015
By Robert G. Holland, Bruno Behrend, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Joy Pullmann
NAEP, the Nations Report Card, released its 2015 test scores last week. These tests are conducted every two years and measure of the state of K-12 education across the country.
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Education
October 21, 2015
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #110 The Atlantic has an information-packed article this week detailing how and why high-powered vocational schools and military academies are resurrecting the liberal arts.
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Education
 

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