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

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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

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School Choice in Denver

This post originally appeared as a guest post on Great Equalizer.

School Choice applications are due this week in Denver. This is my first time engaging in the process as a parent. 740 more words

School Choice

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

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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

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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

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