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The 2022 Education Landscape and the Coming Homeschool Tsunami

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, recently delivered the following speech to the Northern California Lincoln Club.

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Listen to Lance Izumi on the Phil Cowan Show

Interview begins at the 1:28:40 mark  

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L.A. School District and Teachers Union Keep Mask Mandate Despite Science

It is St. Patrick’s week, but there is little Irish luck for school kids in Los Angeles who are still being forced to wear masks, despite strong science showing that mask mandates result in little benefit. At the end of February, Governor Gavin Newsom finally relented and issued a statement …

Charter Schools

Newsom’s education agenda: More of the same means more failure

While school mask mandates have garnered headlines, Californians should be as concerned about Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed education agenda, which he championed this week in his State of the State address. It pours more tax dollars into a failing system without any requirement for better results. Newsom proposes total education …

Education

Listen to Lance Izumi on the Big Ideas EdChoice Podcast

Click to Listen to Lance Izumi on the EdChoice Podcast EdChoice · Ep. 303: Big Ideas — with Lance Izumi

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The Fight for Greater Transparency in Public Schools

One of the big fallouts of the COVID pandemic has been the revelation of what is being taught in the regular public schools.  Some of the most publicized revelations have occurred in California. Last year, it came to light that the Santa Clara Office of Education had conducted a series …

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Failing Public Schools Motivate More Black Families to Homeschool

As the United States observes Black History Month, African-American families are making history by leaving failing public schools and homeschooling their children in record numbers. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents, and especially black parents, found public schools incapable of handling the crisis. Even prior to the pandemic, public schools were …

Education

Valentine’s Day Special: Why Parents Love Homeschooling

Lance’s interview Begins at 56:30 mark.

Charter Schools

Blue state parents turn to home schooling

Closed public schools. COVID-19 mandates. Woke curricula. For these reasons and more, parents in blue states are turning to home schooling in droves. Nationally, home schooling has boomed. According to Census Bureau data, the proportion of households home-schooling their children skyrocketed from 5% in spring 2020 to 20% in spring …

Education

Listen – Lance Izumi Interview on the Voice of Reason Radio

Interview begins at the 24:30 timestamp.

Blog

The 2022 Education Landscape and the Coming Homeschool Tsunami

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, recently delivered the following speech to the Northern California Lincoln Club.

Education

Listen to Lance Izumi on the Phil Cowan Show

Interview begins at the 1:28:40 mark  

Blog

L.A. School District and Teachers Union Keep Mask Mandate Despite Science

It is St. Patrick’s week, but there is little Irish luck for school kids in Los Angeles who are still being forced to wear masks, despite strong science showing that mask mandates result in little benefit. At the end of February, Governor Gavin Newsom finally relented and issued a statement …

Charter Schools

Newsom’s education agenda: More of the same means more failure

While school mask mandates have garnered headlines, Californians should be as concerned about Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed education agenda, which he championed this week in his State of the State address. It pours more tax dollars into a failing system without any requirement for better results. Newsom proposes total education …

Education

Listen to Lance Izumi on the Big Ideas EdChoice Podcast

Click to Listen to Lance Izumi on the EdChoice Podcast EdChoice · Ep. 303: Big Ideas — with Lance Izumi

Blog

The Fight for Greater Transparency in Public Schools

One of the big fallouts of the COVID pandemic has been the revelation of what is being taught in the regular public schools.  Some of the most publicized revelations have occurred in California. Last year, it came to light that the Santa Clara Office of Education had conducted a series …

Commentary

Failing Public Schools Motivate More Black Families to Homeschool

As the United States observes Black History Month, African-American families are making history by leaving failing public schools and homeschooling their children in record numbers. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents, and especially black parents, found public schools incapable of handling the crisis. Even prior to the pandemic, public schools were …

Education

Valentine’s Day Special: Why Parents Love Homeschooling

Lance’s interview Begins at 56:30 mark.

Charter Schools

Blue state parents turn to home schooling

Closed public schools. COVID-19 mandates. Woke curricula. For these reasons and more, parents in blue states are turning to home schooling in droves. Nationally, home schooling has boomed. According to Census Bureau data, the proportion of households home-schooling their children skyrocketed from 5% in spring 2020 to 20% in spring …

Education

Listen – Lance Izumi Interview on the Voice of Reason Radio

Interview begins at the 24:30 timestamp.

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