The proper and most effective way to fix America’s education system has baffled reformers, grassroots activists, and government officials for decades.
Inside Higher Ed revealed the findings of a new survey that shows just how flawed the education system is in America today. Half of college students say they are prepared for the workplace, but hiring managers completely disagree.
What is a country left with when their education system systemically fails to adequately prepare students to compete and succeed in a global market economy?
Thankfully, institutionalized racism and legal discrimination have been relegated to the ash heap of history.
The school choice movement -- which germinated 50 years ago in free-market economist Milton Friedman's fertile mind -- recently counted its largest victory. The Indiana Supreme Court unanimously upheld the constitutionality of the state's school voucher program. Under it, more than half a million low- and middle-income Hoosier students -- and about 62 percent of all families -- are eligible for state aid to help pay for a private or religious school.
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