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  • In LA, Unions Are Winning at The Expense of Kids

    Published March 30, 2023
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    As we have seen time and again, the students aren’t exactly a priority for the teachers’ unions.
  • Randi Weingarten Makes a Bunch of Ridiculous and Easily Refutable Claims

    Published March 22, 2023
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    Earlier this month, Weingarten penned “Kids Do Better In Schools With Teachers Unions,” an opinion piece for the Daily Beast, in which she claims to make “a factual case” for all the good that teachers’ unions do for children. For starters, citing work by some leftwing think tankers, she asserts that teachers unions are associated with higher student achievement, especially for Hispanic and black children. Wrong!
  • The College Debt Relief Swindle

    Published March 15, 2023
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    As colleges go woke, dumb down curricula, and raise tuition fees, Pickpocket-in-Chief Joe Biden wants you to foot the bill.
  • How to Separate Fact from Fiction

    Published March 9, 2023
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    The State of New Jersey recently enacted a law that requires K–12 students to learn “information literacy.” Stated plainly, this is the skills to determine what’s true and what’s not. The law is allegedly the first of its kind in the nation. The sentiment behind the legislation is admirable, but the law itself is vague and gives the NJ Department of Education broad authority to create these standards. Given the track record of the U.S. education establishment, this could be an epic mistake.
  • DEIfication

    Published March 8, 2023
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    DEI has gone national. The belief that quality takes a backseat to racial bean counting wormed its way into the White House in February, when President Biden signed an executive order that promises to create a national “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” bureaucracy.
  • Teacher Pay In Perspective

    Published March 2, 2023
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    Should we pay teachers more? Depends.
  • Second City Shambles

    Published February 22, 2023
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    The numbers are jaw-dropping. In 30 Chicago public schools, not a single student can read at grade level. In total, just 20% of third- through eighth-graders in the Windy City are proficient in reading and only 15% are proficient in math.
  • The Covid Lockdown Disaster: Three Years Later

    Published February 17, 2023
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    Beginning in March 2020, many bad decisions were made that will impact untold numbers of young people for the rest of their lives.
  • Education Freedom Is on the Move

    Published January 31, 2023
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    School choice is picking up steam nationwide, and 2023 promises to be a great year.
  • The Curricular Firing Squads

    Published January 26, 2023
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    As conflicts escalate over what students should learn, school choice is more important than ever. In October, a study released by the RAND Corporation revealed that just 23% of teachers maintain that one of the top three aims of civic education is “promoting knowledge of social, political, and civic institutions.” Instead, a majority of teachers feel that […]
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    X-Rated Ed

    Published January 17, 2023
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    Going back to 2004, a report prepared for the U.S. Department of Education revealed that nearly 9.6% of students are victims of sexual abuse by school personnel, and these are just the reported cases.
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    The Education Battlefield

    Published January 6, 2023
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    As the new year begins, the education freedom wars show no sign of abating.
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    Ron DeSantis Battles The Teachers Union

    Published January 2, 2023
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    Let’s hope Governor DeSantis succeeds with his plan to remove the government as the teachers unions’ bagman
  • College Carnage

    Published December 22, 2022
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    The nation’s colleges and the students who attend them are in deep trouble. The well-documented woes that plague our government-run k-12 schools are now infecting our colleges. Students are arriving at universities woefully unprepared with the skills that are needed to tackle the rigors of upper-level education. Of late, the downward k-12 spiral is a […]
  • Losing A Generation

    Published December 15, 2022
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    School-related cultural upheaval is taking a serious toll on children.
  • Our Devastating Education Schemes

    Published December 1, 2022
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    Instead of glomming on to politically motivated gambits, we need to get back to educational basics.
  • School Choice Tremors

    Published November 29, 2022
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    Election results show that parental freedom is on the move, but too many children are still stuck in government-run schools with few options.
  • School Board Battles Are Raging

    Published November 17, 2022
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    Teachers unions finally have some competition in all-important school board races.
  • The Systemic Racism of the Teachers’ Unions

    Published November 10, 2022
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    As SCOTUS contemplates the future of affirmative action, the teachers unions try to save the race-based admission policies.
  • Dumber And Brainwashed

    Published November 3, 2022
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    In light of recent test scores and the proliferation of CRT, America’s future is not promising.
  • Voting For The Kids

    Published October 25, 2022
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    On Election Day, education must be an important consideration for voters.
  • The Unamazing Randi

    Published October 20, 2022
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    The leader of the American Federation of Teachers is having a terrible year, and it’s only October.
  • The Education Exodus Advances

    Published October 12, 2022
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    As test scores drop and funding ramps up, children are ditching no-accountability, government-run schools.
  • Class Size Lies

    Published October 5, 2022
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    The number of children in the classroom has no effect on educational achievement.

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