vouchers on Townhall

Daniel Doherty - Wed Sep 28

Over the past few weeks, there were innumerable reports from across the political spectrum that Governor Chris Christie would formally seek the 2012 Republican nomination. ... more

Greg Baylor - Tue Sep 20

In March 2011, the school board in Douglas County, Colo., voted 7-0 to implement a school voucher program. It was designed to provide concerned parents with 75 percent of the education money provided by the state for their children if the parents preferred to send their children to the private school of their choice. ... more

Star Parker - Mon Sep 19

The Congressional Black Caucus is gearing up for its big annual Washington event – its “legislative conference.” ... more

Marvin Olasky - Mon Aug 22

Pastor John Piper and others have told the story of 19th-century evangelist D.L. Moody visiting Scotland and opening his talk at a local grade school by asking rhetorically, "What is prayer?" To his amazement, hundreds of children's hands went up. ... more

Jeff Carter - Mon Aug 22

What we are witnessing is an argument over the freedom to choose versus entities making choices for us. It has definite parallels to the Civil War (slavery vs freedom) and the migration from Europe to the US (monarchy vs democracy). ... more

Alan Sears - Fri Aug 12

Because the radical demands of groups like the American Civil Liberties Union run counter to common sense and the tenets of Western Civilization, they and their leftist allies and colleagues use fear, intimidation, and disinformation to accomplish their ends which generally mean a loss of liberty for everyone else. ... more

Larry Elder - Thu Jul 14

Incredibly weak recovery: President Barack Obama's tax/spend/regulation policy -- "stimulus"; continuation of TARP; bank, insurance company and auto industry bailouts; "quantitative easing" (aka the printing of money); cash for clunkers; minimum wage hikes; new regulatory rules on businesses; tripling of the deficit; addition of $4 trillion to the debt -- failed miserably to produce jobs and grow the economy at the historical rate expected after a deep recession. ... more

Bill Murchison - Wed Jul 6

A problem as big and many-faceted as the problem of the public schools couldn't possibly be the fault just of teachers -- or even of teacher unions. The National Education, even so, makes clear why teachers have lost so much of the devotion and respect they used to command from Americans. ... more

Mark Baisley - Mon Jun 27

The ACLU should stop dragging the public into their personal struggle with God. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Jun 4

Many civil rights groups around the nation have strongly supported school choice initiatives, mainly out of concern for inner-city children who have traditionally been stuck in sub-par schools. So why isn’t the NAACP on board? ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Wed May 25

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country. ... more

Robert Knight - Tue May 24

The gap between the rhetoric of "fairness" and "equality" and the actual behavior of the ruling elites is becoming too stark to cover up, even for the elitist media. ... more

Robert Knight - Mon May 23

Every so often, a single incident epitomizes larger truths. One of these is that all issues, whether social or fiscal, are moral issues. ... more

Star Parker - Mon May 16

Criminal charges against one single black mother and conviction of another for sending their children to schools in districts in which they are not residents provide yet more indications of deep seated problems festering in our country. ... more

Kyle Olson - Thu Apr 21

When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker curtailed collective bargaining privileges for public sector workers (formerly known as public servants), it resulted in all-out political war in Madison. Walker won the showdown, and now the state can get its financial house in order. ... more

Ken Connor - Sun Apr 17

In the days leading up to the eleventh-hour budget deal reached last Friday, the Liberal Left was out in frenzied force, gnashing their teeth in opposition to GOP efforts to end public funding for Planned Parenthood. ... more

Mike Needham - Mon Mar 14

This week, Congress has the opportunity to reverse its tragic 2009 decision to end the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Mar 1

Parents deserve educational choices. Want to better U.S. public education? Feed the competition! ... more

Kyle Olson - Thu Feb 24

While all eyes are on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his efforts to reform his state’s spending, Indiana is leading the way with broad-based education reforms. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu Feb 17

On the home page of the Office of Management and Budget website, President Obama is quoted: "Rather than fight the same tired battles that have dominated Washington for decades, it's time to try something new." ... more