Research & Commentary: Florida Parent Trigger
Florida legislators have proposed an education reform that is garnering significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
The Leaflet - Rethinking Renewables
More and more states are struggling to reach lofty renewable energy mandates.
Research & Commentary: Louisiana Education Reforms
In January 2012, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) proposed policies that would shift the state’s education system toward greater accountability, freedom, and choice.
Research & Commentary: Digital Textbooks
The Obama administration has announced it wants every child in the nation to have an e-textbook by 2017.
The Leaflet - National School Choice Week A Big Success
Another successful National School Choice Week is in the books, and what a success it was.
Research & Commentary: School Funding that Follows the Child
The idea of education funding following the child has several names, such as weighted student funding, backpack funding, fair-student funding, student-based budgeting, and results-based budgeting.
Research & Commentary: Civic Education
Often lost in the attention rightly paid to students’ poor achievement in math and reading is that civic knowledge and participation have been sliding for decades in the United States.
The Leaflet - The State of the States
This week was President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, and in many states the governors’ State of the S
Research & Commentary: Early Childhood Education
In November 2011, President Barack Obama restructured Head Start funding to require competitive grants for the least effective providers, to forestall congressional Republicans seeking to limit or
Research & Commentary: Race to the Top, Year One
One-quarter of the states receiving part of the $4 billion in federal Race to the Top grants are in danger of losing those grants by failing to keep promises made to win them, said Education Secret
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