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.
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
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: 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
Research & Commentary: The College Bubble
U.S. student loan debt has increased 500 percent since 1999, and the cost of college has risen 400 percent since the 1980s.
The Leaflet - National School Choice Week
On Saturday, January 21, National School Choice Week 2012 will kickoff in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Research & Commentary: Online and Blended Learning
Two million K-12 students in the United States are enrolled in online classes this year, and full-time virtual enrollment has increased 40 percent in the past three years.
Research & Commentary: For-Profit Competition in K-12 Education
Increasing numbers of for-profit service providers have begun to enter the education sector, performing tasks from collecting and analyzing standardized test data to providing tutoring and bus serv
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