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Here’s Why Colleges Are Quickly Dropping SAT and ACT Essay Requirements

Colleges are quickly dropping their SAT and ACT essay requirements for applicants, with education experts saying the compositions “have never been of much use” and the institutions suggesting that their additional cost prevented poorer students from applying. Brown University ditched the requirement on Wednesday, making it the last Ivy League …

Education

Education Scholar: School Choice For Military Kids ‘Is A National Security Concern’

An education scholar believes school choice for the children of military members “is a national security concern,” he said Wednesday. School choice is imperative to retaining military members, Pacific Research Institute Senior Director of Education Studies Lance Izumi explained while speaking with The Daily Caller News Foundation. The scholar was …

Education

School Choice Could’ve Spelled The End For Teacher Who Called Soldiers ‘Dumbsh*ts’ Much Sooner

An education scholar said Friday he believes school choice could have prevented students from having to put up with Gregory Salcido, the California teacher fired after calling soldiers “dumbsh*ts.” The El Rancho Unified School District fired Salcido, a former Pico Rivera mayor, Tuesday after he went on an anti-military rant in class. He …

Charter Schools

Here’s Why The Education Department Eliminated Its ‘Extremely Wasteful Programs,’ According To Expert

The Department of Education requested over 10 percent less funding for its 2018 budget, and an education scholar explained Friday why he supported the decision. The Trump administration requested $59.9 billion for 2018 — an amount $7.1 billion smaller than its 2017 budget. Lance Izumi, senior director of education studies …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi Interview in Daily Caller: Two-Thirds Of Voters Support School Choice, Minorities More Likely Than White Americans

A Thursday poll showed that about two-thirds of likely 2018 voters are in favor of school choice. Sixty-three percent of Americans likely to vote in the 2018 elections supportschool choice, with minorities more likely to support it than white people, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News …

Education

Here’s Why Colleges Are Quickly Dropping SAT and ACT Essay Requirements

Colleges are quickly dropping their SAT and ACT essay requirements for applicants, with education experts saying the compositions “have never been of much use” and the institutions suggesting that their additional cost prevented poorer students from applying. Brown University ditched the requirement on Wednesday, making it the last Ivy League …

Education

Education Scholar: School Choice For Military Kids ‘Is A National Security Concern’

An education scholar believes school choice for the children of military members “is a national security concern,” he said Wednesday. School choice is imperative to retaining military members, Pacific Research Institute Senior Director of Education Studies Lance Izumi explained while speaking with The Daily Caller News Foundation. The scholar was …

Education

School Choice Could’ve Spelled The End For Teacher Who Called Soldiers ‘Dumbsh*ts’ Much Sooner

An education scholar said Friday he believes school choice could have prevented students from having to put up with Gregory Salcido, the California teacher fired after calling soldiers “dumbsh*ts.” The El Rancho Unified School District fired Salcido, a former Pico Rivera mayor, Tuesday after he went on an anti-military rant in class. He …

Charter Schools

Here’s Why The Education Department Eliminated Its ‘Extremely Wasteful Programs,’ According To Expert

The Department of Education requested over 10 percent less funding for its 2018 budget, and an education scholar explained Friday why he supported the decision. The Trump administration requested $59.9 billion for 2018 — an amount $7.1 billion smaller than its 2017 budget. Lance Izumi, senior director of education studies …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi Interview in Daily Caller: Two-Thirds Of Voters Support School Choice, Minorities More Likely Than White Americans

A Thursday poll showed that about two-thirds of likely 2018 voters are in favor of school choice. Sixty-three percent of Americans likely to vote in the 2018 elections supportschool choice, with minorities more likely to support it than white people, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News …

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