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A Debate Within the Family: To Regulate or Not?

Jay Greene had a series of posts on choice regulation over at his blog.

His overarching argument: regulating school choice does more harm than good. 1,601 more words

Charter Schools

How much can we expect parents to care about other people’s children?

Many school reforms depend on the willingness of middle-class parents to want for all children what they wish for their own.

But how much can we expect parents to care about the education of other people’s children? 785 more words


Ten Years After Katrina: Lessons from Charleston, SC

Mention a coastal city notable for both its diverse cultural history and the twin scars of natural disasters as well as the human-made cancers of racism and generational poverty, and most people across the U.S. 1,136 more words


Public schools offer parents choices, but there are limits and waiting lists

In an effort to give parents greater choice in their child’s education, public school districts in Georgia have come up with a variety of options from magnets to charters to transfers. 754 more words


It's Moving Day

If you lived in a town like mine and had children, moving day for your family would be virtually inevitable. My town is quaint with a great community vibe and good governance. 920 more words


Fulton recognizes parent demand for choice and plans to offer more. Good idea?

Even bereft its ambitious superintendent, the Fulton County School System is still proceeding with an ambitious plan to offer a wider range of education options. 666 more words