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Autism and Schools: Should We Be Providing the Full Spectrum of Programs?

The rise of autism poses one of the biggest current challenges facing North American families and school systems everywhere. The latest education jurisdiction to step into the breach was the Canadian province of Ontario. 1,116 more words

Special Education/Inclusion

Don't Trust Invested Advocates in Edureform Wars

South Carolina remains a disturbing subset of the larger education reform movement effectively dismantling but not improving pubic schools, institutions that have historically and are currently failing vulnerable student populations who need public opportunities more than anyone. 397 more words

Education

School Choice in PEI: Will the Amish School Open the Door?

Canada’s tiny province of Prince Edward Island, ancestral home of Anne of Green Gables, is all abuzz with the latest news. Two groups of Amish… 789 more words

School Choice

Are We Political Pawns?

Did you ever wonder if we have been political pawns? This election cycle has been the most interesting in my lifetime. It seems to me that both political parties are having challenges keeping the electorate in line and are losing their ability to maintain the status quo. 354 more words

Republicans

From The Progressive: What Could Be Wrong With School Choice?

An excerpt:

What Could Be Wrong With School Choice?

This week marked the annual National School Choice Week with events across the country promoting “education options” such as charter schools and vouchers. 769 more words

Charter Schools

When It Comes to Schools, Who Knows Best?

Traditional public education systems assign students to schools based on postal addresses.

This can be viewed as either a feature or a bug of public schooling. 374 more words

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