Heartland Institute’s School Reform News Uncovers Bullying by Teachers Unions
A recent report describes how unions have reacted to teachers who don’t fall in line, including publicly shaming them, filing labor complaints about them, and pressuring administrators to fire or n
Heartland Institute Reacts to Gov. Jindal’s Signing of School Choice Bill
Heartland Institute Applauds Passage of School Voucher Bill in Louisiana
The Louisiana House of Representatives today passed the her program that allows low- and middle-income students in low-performing public schools to receive goStudent Scholarships for Educational Ex
Heartland Institute Comments on Arizona SB 1204 Parent Trigger Bill
On February 15, Arizona’s Senate Committee on Government Reform voted 5–2 in favor of Senate Bill 1204, which creates a “Parent Trigger.” If passed into law, the measure would create a petition pro
Jindal Embraces Version of The Heartland Institute’s Parent Trigger
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal this month endorsed the Parent Trigger as part of his sweeping education proposals.
Heartland Institute Reacts to Voucher Bill Failure in Pennsylvania House
An effort in Pennsylvania to pass a school voucher bill, supported by Gov. Tom Corbett, failed in the state House Wednesday night.
Heartland Institute Reacts to Wisconsin Teacher Unions’ Votes to Disband
Two teacher unions in Racine County, given the first chance to vote to recertify under new state rules promoted by Gov. Scott Walker, have voted to disband.
Heartland Institute Reacts to Head Start Executive Order
President Barack Obama Tuesday directed the Department of Health and Human Services to implement changes to the Head Start program – changes that have not been approved by Congress.
Heartland Institute Responds to Obama’s Student Loan Executive Order
President Obama today announced a plan to provide relief of student-loan debt via executive order.
Heartland Institute Legal Expert Reacts to Layoff Notices at WEAC
The Wisconsin public school teachers’ union, the Wisconsin Education Association Council, announced Monday it has issued layoff notices to about 40 percent of its employees, about 42 individuals.
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