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March 5, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
Florida again leads the way by supporting a wide range of private and public school choices for families, a blossoming of freedom that DeSantis helped bolster as a top priority upon taking office in 2019. 
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Education
February 18, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
"The growth of this event serves as an indicator of the rising American interest in families having as free a choice among schools as they have when they pick out a pair of shoes at the mall. "
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Education
February 1, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
State by state, CSAs could build on the pioneering breakthrough in school choice that Virginia Walden Ford and others achieved 15 years ago with the Opportunity Scholarships in the federal city.
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Education
January 21, 2020
By Robert G. Holland
School Choice Week showcases the interest in school choice and pent-up demand for more of it. Whether supply meets that demand will depend in part on decisions in the political and legal realms.
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Education
December 5, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
There is a lot to be said for students having the opportunity to write research papers or develop projects independently. But first they should have a base of knowledge from which to proceed.
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Education
October 22, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Now that summer has ended and classrooms have opened across the country, a spotlight shines on the latest research showing the value of parents being able to choose the best education for their children.
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Education
October 9, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
For the past year, South Carolina lawmakers have focused on a major education reform plan. Unfortunately, their plan will likely not include the most significant education reform possible: school choice.
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Education
October 8, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Instead of mental health days, Oregon should try mental health school transfers.
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Health Care
September 17, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Other than Harris weaponizing the failed desegregation relic of mandatory busing to bludgeon frontrunner Biden, the Democrats said little about their vision for transforming education in their first two rounds of presidential nomination debates.
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Education
August 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Over the past 15 years, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has become the Little Engine That Could among school choice programs in the United States.
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Health Care
August 5, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Wouldn’t you think if someone had a problem with dodgeball being too rough for some kids, they would just say so? Talk it out.
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Education
June 14, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Debates continue to rage over the goals of education and methods used to achieve them.
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Education
June 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
It is about time someone in authority spoke up for parents and children who are the victim of teachers showcasing their demands by shirking their duties.
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Education
May 8, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
The Department of Education has engaged in scores of dubious actions that have made millions of Americans yearn for its expulsion.
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Education
May 8, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
One of the criticisms teachers unions and other government-schooling factotums level against private schools that accept voucher students is that in many cases they hire teachers who are not state-certified or licensed.
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Education
April 23, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
"Power to the education establishment!" — it could become the rallying cry for Democrats during their 2020 presidential nominating convention in Milwaukee.
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Education
April 23, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Florida, a leader in school choice, is addressing the bullying epidemic in the Sunshine State’s public schools by allowing parents to transfer their children to safer schools.
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Education
April 12, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Teachers send their children to private schools at twice the rate of parents generally
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Education
March 6, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
After deliberating for two years, a national commission is pushing to implement social-emotional learning (SEL) in all government schools.
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Education
February 14, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Starting a company from scratch that’s able to compete with the long-entrenched SAT and ACT in the college-entrance testing business sounds like an impossible dream.
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Education
February 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
The ESA is the latest innovation in choice, and quite likely the most promising for bringing about enduring reform of K–12 education.
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Education
December 15, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
The never-ending quest for magic formulae that universally educate all children brings to mind this lyrical lament from a 1980 Johnny Lee country tune: “I was lookin’ for love in all the wrong places.”
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Education
November 15, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Two very different approaches to education reform began to take shape almost three decades ago, just one year apart
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Education
September 19, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
School choice would give families more relief from the bullying/harassing form of violence than a whole battalion of school resource officers ever could.
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Education
September 19, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Harvard’s scandalous treatment of Asian Americans cannot be allowed to stand.
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Education
September 19, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Some of the more zealous partisans of tax-funded schooling have resorted to a curious (and dubious) claim: “America’s Founders are on our side.”
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Education
August 29, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Alexa, are you a just-for-fun toy, or are you a super-serious genie that dwells in the mysterious computing cloud from which you will descend to be a player in every aspect of our existence?
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Education
August 29, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Oscar Wilde once said, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness."
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Education
August 23, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Even though most studies using the highest quality of research show that underprivileged children benefit academically when able to use vouchers to attend private schools, the political and educationist Left use any scrap of data.
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Education
July 27, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
The Supreme Court’s Janus ruling is bringing out the worst from the defeated Left.
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Education
Government & Politics
July 18, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
By far, the biggest, boldest move under the Trump administration’s proposed executive-branch reorganization would be consolidation of the departments of Education and Labor, two behemoths of social policy.
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Government & Politics
Education
July 7, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
All fine and good, but technological gimmickry have a way of losing the point of education.
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Education
July 5, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Lesson: Cookies induce happiness
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Education
June 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Larry Sand, Robert G. Holland
“The Supreme Court has freed millions of American workers from manipulation by union bosses that misrepresent their interests.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Law
Education
June 26, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
You know we are now living in a Bizarro World when Obama-era Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is championing parental activism on a mammoth scale.
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Education
June 6, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
While teachers have walked off their jobs in several states this spring to protest what they believe to be low pay and lack of classroom resources to support teaching, armies of bureaucrat have been bickering over implementing the massive ESSA.
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Education
June 5, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
Parents and their children can be the big winners once freed from statist baby-sitting controls.
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Education
April 25, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
And it means overturning the Obama administration’s power grab and misguided surrender.
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Education
April 18, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
The Inside-the-Beltway bureaucracy is filled with entities that burn tax dollars and emit little more than hot air.
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Education
April 5, 2018
By Robert G. Holland
As debate rages over possible ways to curb school shootings such the one that occurred recently in Parkland, Florida, increased attention to the mental well-being of young people often pops up as a recommended priority.
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Education
 

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