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Opinion: Republicans Could Take Democrats to School
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Oct 27, 9:26 AM: More parents are wising up to the damage that union control of public education hath wrought, and Republicans ought to embrace the opportunity to explain to voters why the best response—to everything from racial propaganda and >
Randi Weingarten slammed for praising op-ed saying parents don't have right to shape school curriculums
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Oct 27, 9:24 AM:

Teachers union chief Randi Weingarten is still feeling the burn after hyping an article that claimed parents have no right to shape their kids’ school curriculums.

Opinion: The Biden administration’s self-inflicted school board disaster
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Oct 27, 9:23 AM: The Biden administration has suffered yet another self-inflicted disaster, as the National School Boards Association (NSBA) board of directors has repudiatedand apologized for the letter it sent to President Biden accusing American >
The Key To Transforming Education Is To Stop Making Students Conform
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Oct 26, 8:37 AM: There are varying definitions of what it means for education to be transformed. The best education providers - schools, technologists, or even non-traditional groups -  believe that new approaches, technologies and ways of learning >
College Enrollment On Track for Largest Two-Year Drop on Record
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Oct 26, 8:36 AM: Higher education enrollment rates dropped for the second straight year, defying predictions of a post-lockdown bounceback and hitting a record low for a two-year span.
Biden boasts he's used word 'union' more than past 7 presidents 'combined'
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Oct 26, 8:35 AM: President Biden boasted that he’s used the word "union" more than the past seven U.S. presidents "combined" during a speech in New Jersey on Monday.
Jeanne Allen: Who Wants To Be An Average? Why Education The Old Fashioned Way Doesn’t Work.
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Oct 25, 9:30 AM: COVID has allowed parents to see behind the “green curtain” of the American education establishment and realize our errors in spending. Advocates for treating students as individuals instead of average daily attendance widgets may >
Michael Moe: Hey Innovators: Here’s An $800 Billion Opportunity
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Oct 25, 9:28 AM: If we as people would unite with the same urgency and level of importance for providing the education people need to participate in the future as we did with creating a vaccine for the Coronavirus, we’d move the world forward in a >
Disruptions to schooling fall hardest on vulnerable students
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Oct 25, 9:26 AM: Even as schools have returned in full swing across the country, complications wrought by the pandemic persist, often falling hardest on those least able to weather them: families without transportation, people with limited income or >
What Parents Need to Know About School Vouchers
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Oct 25, 9:25 AM: School vouchers allow low-income families to send their children to private schools they may not otherwise be able to afford. Yet public financing for private education is still relatively uncommon, available in only about two >
Opinion: The Kind of School Reform That Parents Actually Want
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Oct 25, 9:24 AM: School debates today feature what seems to be a paradox: Americans report exhaustion with school reform of pretty much every stripe, even as huge numbers of parents voice an appetite for novel options such as private school choice, >
How Can Schools Know If Their Services and Supports Are Actually Driving Meaningful Student Learning?
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Oct 25, 9:23 AM: As a charter school authorizer, I love tales of happy parents and well-fed children, but more is needed to evaluate the success of critical supports: credible, replicable data and evidence.
Stanford Joins Group Offering Classes to Disadvantaged High-School Students
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Oct 25, 9:22 AM: Stanford University joined a group of about a dozen highly selective colleges and universities that offer digitally taught college courses in an effort to target academically talented high-school students in economically >
Opinion: Republicans are testing messages to reverse their suburban slide, and education is a winner
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Oct 25, 9:21 AM: Democrats traditionally hold advantages on education, but parental anger at learning loss caused by school closures has shifted the landscape. Many moms and dads blame recalcitrant teachers unions, to whom the Democratic Party is >
Op-Ed: Rampant online cheating is the dark side of remote learning
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Oct 25, 9:20 AM: Since there seems to be an app for everything, it may come as no surprise that there is an app for cheating. But it isn’t just one app. It’s hundreds of companies and appsthat actually can be used to complete students’ homework, >
Betsy DeVos: Our nation's Report Card is in, and it's bad. All students need education freedom right now
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Oct 22, 9:32 AM: Much has been written about the catastrophic learning losses during the pandemic caused by the unnecessary, union-driven school lockdowns.
Why local school board elections are so important
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Oct 22, 9:31 AM: Thousands of school board elections are taking place in November. Even more will take place in the spring. And something new is happening. Parents are waking up to the fact that school boards work for them, not the other way around. >
Opinion: School Spending Up, Test Scores Down
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Oct 22, 9:30 AM: Thirteen-year-old children in American public schools were not quite as good at math and reading in 2019 and 2020 as they were in 2012. This is despite the fact that American taxpayers invested more money per pupil in the nation’s >
Commentary: The problem with ranking schools
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Oct 22, 9:28 AM: We keep trying to assess schools quantitatively, instead of grappling with the deeper problems plaguing education.
National, state polls indicate widespread support for public, private school scholarships
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Oct 21, 9:03 AM: A majority of U.S. citizens favor some sort of scholarship program that would offer tax credits for individuals and businesses to assist low-income, special needs and minority students attend either public or private schools.

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