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I'm writing in reply to Darrell Allison's guest column about "Opportunity Scholarships," known as school vouchers to those not trying to conceal that fact.
Lawmakers in Arizona are poised to expand a controversial education program that lets parents divert state funds to virtually any school option they wish -- a move teacher groups and unions say would decimate the public education system.
At its meeting on Wednesday, the Knox County Educational Service Center school board discussed education-related legislation such as increasing the number of allowable calamity days, school vouchers, required standardized testing and public school funding going to private, for-profit educational enterprises.
An effort by conservatives to dramatically restructure Alaska's educational system through a constitutional amendment collapsed Wednesday when key Republican senators said they didn't have the votes.
Conservatives remain deeply skeptical of the Common Core education standards. But one right-of-center think tank is working to change that-and it's policy director says higher education standards are something conservative grassroots should demand, not oppose.
A friend who I had not spoken to in over a decade contacted me to say that she sends a couple of her children to the St. Peter School and thought that I would enjoy paying a visit.
Shelby County teachers and at least one student went to the state capitol Tuesday to fight for issues they believe are crucial to education in the Mid-South.
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
Following the rally about 30 of the protesters delivered a letter expressing their concerns to the office of Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.
Eight groups have submitted applications to open new D.C. charter schools in fall 2015, according to the D.C. Public Charter School Board, which is responsible for vetting proposals and deciding which merit approval.
Occasionally, you hear people oppose school vouchers because they think it will lead to private schools losing their autonomy due to the strings attached.
Florida's legislative leaders are eager to amp up the state's school-voucher program, which gives tax credits to businesses that fund disadvantaged children's scholarships to private schools.
I had the opportunity to meet the 41st president, George H. W. Bush, and the Bush family in 1992 when I was asked to be one of the co-chairs of his re-election campaign for the state of Colorado.