By Amelia Hamilton | | Feb 03, 2016 1:35 PM | 9
School choice can be a politicized issue, but there are signs it is becoming less so, at least on some issues in some venues. Over the past two weeks, a pair of events were held supporting school choice, and they were remarkably bipartisan. On Jan. 19, in response to a suit filed by the Florida Education Association seeking to kill […]
By Amelia Hamilton | | Feb 01, 2016 10:58 AM | 7
Florida mom Olivia Huron-Schaeffer has written a piece for Florida Today in which she refutes a column by Richard Smith, president of the Brevard teachers union. She pushes back against claims that scholarship programs hurt public education, and takes on other well-worn examples of misinformation about school choice, such as the idea that charter schools cherry-pick students. […]
By John Bicknell | | Jan 25, 2016 12:34 PM
Although it’s only January, quite a bit is already happening in the school choice space this year, and the Cato institute has has created a roundup of stories to watch. It will be hard to top the progress made in 2015, but it is encouraging to see so many positive signs to start the new year [...]
By Jon Cassidy | | Nov 30, 2015 4:23 PM | 185
Following the University of Texas admissions scandal, the Chronicle of Higher Education published an investigation into admissions favoritism at 13 top public universities Sunday.
By Amelia Hamilton | | Nov 24, 2015 2:35 PM
While school choice can sometimes seem like a partisan issue, it’s important to remember that there are those on both sides of the aisle supporting access to a good education.  The Sunshine State News writes about a group in Florida that is working to enlist support from both the political right and left.
By Amelia Hamilton | | Nov 19, 2015 1:20 PM
In Florida, a growing number of families are taking advantage of three school choice programs to attend private schools.
By Josh Peterson | | Nov 19, 2015 9:24 AM | 11
States have increasingly turned toward the monthly wireless bill as a revenue stream to pay for ballooning public pensions and government services.
By Rob Nikolewski | | Nov 09, 2015 4:47 PM | 83
Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has launched a $10 million campaign against attorneys general who oppose the Clean Power Plan.
By Yaël Ossowski | | Sep 10, 2015 5:00 AM | 9
Original supporters of an initiative to create an ethics board in Tallahassee say it's gone way off track and they're disillusioned, they tell
By Yaël Ossowski | | Sep 07, 2015 5:00 AM | 47
A Lansing, Mich., city attorney determined, campaigning to get money out of politics, broke the law when it put money into politics.