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Keep the Bureaucrats Out of Preschool

Early childhood schooling has become an increasingly important element of the national debate over the federal government’s role in education. The years before kindergarten can have a strong influence on our children’s development into productive members of society. With this in mind, President Obama has prioritized Race to the Top and the creation of a federally funded, universal preschool program. In his budget proposal for 2015, the president requested a whopping $750 million for his pet project.

03/27/2014
Common Core Destroys School Choice
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Common Core Destroys School Choice

An important part of why many parents favor school choice is it increases the chances their kids will get into a good college. Private school students and homeschoolers regularly score higher on college entrance exams than most public school children.

09/26/2013
Fight for Academic Freedom in Ohio
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Fight for Academic Freedom in Ohio

For kids around America, school is starting soon. Kids are stocking up on school supplies and learning their new schedules. Parents are making sure that everything is ready for their children to head off to another year of learning. In Ohio, though, some last-minute legislation could change what the upcoming year will look like for families in that state.

08/02/2013
The Battle Against Common Core Standards
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The Battle Against Common Core Standards

Quietly and almost without notice, an initiative which significantly erodes local and state control of school curriculum has passed in 46 states. The Common Core Standards Initiative sets Math and English curriculum in every participating state at the same level. In adopting this “common core” states are relinquishing their right to compose their own education requirements.

03/27/2013