Study finds housing vouchers best way to keep kids in same school

The Seattle Times – Caitlin Moran “More than 30,000 students in Washington’s public schools — or about one per classroom — do not have a reliable place to sleep at night, and are therefore classified as homeless. These students experience a range of...

School Choice And Nevada’s Revolutionary Education Savings Accounts

Forbes – Jon Hartley “The late University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman famously observed that the United States ranks first in higher education across the globe while in terms of elementary and secondary education, however, the U.S. ranks near the...

Reflections on an Extraordinary Decade of New Orleans School Reform

Education Next – Frederick Hess “Last week, the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans held a three-day conference to examine what we’ve learned from a decade of post-Katrina education reform. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. One...

Education’s Wild West

The U.S. News and World Report – Nat Malkus “Earlier this month, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill establishing educational savings accounts in Nevada, creating an unprecedented state-wide opportunity for school choice. Nevada public school students will...

What We Didn’t Know About School Choice in 2001

Education Next – Andy Smarick “It appears that back in 2001 or so, now-Governor of Delaware Jack Markell wrote an opinion piece about private school choice. Because of some snafu at the post office, his letter just recently made it to Education Week....