Arizona’s First Audit of Education Savings Accounts is Instructive

Financial audits can be painful. No taxpayer welcomes correspondence with the IRS, and, likewise, schools submit to audits really should be propriety, not for...

Evaluating the DC School Voucher Program

The House of Representatives voted yesterday?over the reauthorization of the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP), containing paid the private-school tuition of low-income students inside the...

Cristo Rey Schools Build Social Capital for kids – and Financial Stability for Schools

Cristo Rey Schools are frequently discussed in the context of other innovations that may save Catholic schooling from decline. ?For at Cristo Rey high...

Going Bold in Missouri with Education Savings Accounts

Last year, Missouri was amongst 18 states that introduced legislation to create a college degree savings (ESA) program for families. Though it didn't ultimately...

Betsy DeVos and Charter School Regulation: A View from Michigan

The announcement that Betsy DeVos include the President-elect's nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education has touched off more speculation compared to the College pigskin...

You cannot Regulate Quality If you cannot Predict Quality

School choices are for the march. Could Trump's election with the exceptional range of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, charter along with school...

Jeb Bush Speaks Out: Talking education policy with Florida’s former governor : Education Next

Fifteen years ago, Florida governor Jeb Bush signed into law an ambitious education reform package. The A+ Arrange for Education package made Florida the...

Turning Parental Satisfaction into Parental Advocacy

Charter public school success will depend on the opinion of oldsters. No student is ever assigned to a charter school. Lacking the necessary interest...

Putting Charter School Conspiracy Theories chill out

Zero Potential for Passage: The Pioneering Charter School Story by Ember Reichgott Junge Beaver Pond Press, 2012, $20; 388 pages As reviewed by Michael McShane For years, I've...

The Louisiana Scholarship Program

The Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP), also referred to as students Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program, provides public funds for low-income students in low-performing public...

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