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EdChoice “Big Ideas” Podcast Interviews Lance Izumi on School Choice

Lance Izumi joined the EdChoice Chats “Big Ideas” podcast to talk about one of his recent books, “Choosing Diversity: How Charter Schools Promote Diverse Learning Models and Meet the Diverse Needs of Parents and Children.” Lance also explains common misunderstandings about charter schools, breaks down the different types of charter …

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NorCal Record Interviews Lance Izumi on Slow School Re-openings

Many California schools slow to reopen despite financial incentives, medical data supporting return to classrooms By Sarah Downey | Apr 12, 2021 With the end of the school year roughly two months away, questions persist about how many schools will be returning to in-person instruction absent a specific mandate to …

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Public Schools Slowly Move to Reopen While Charter and Private Schools Have Stayed Open

As California public schools drag their feet toward five-day-a-week in-person instruction for all children, I point out in my new Pacific Research Institute report “Road to Reopening” that schools in other parts of the country have remained open and have done so without spikes of COVID-19. A January 2021 CDC …

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The Threats to Charter Schools – PRI Sacramento Policy Conference

Despite the success of charter schools, they have come under attack on multiple fronts.  State lawmakers have enacted state laws that handicap the establishment of charter schools and their operation.  Additionally, charter school opponents have used the Covid-19 pandemic to exacerbate funding disparities between charter schools and traditional public schools.  …

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KFDA in Texas Interviews Lance Izumi on Charter Schools, School Reopening

Lance Izumi joins KFDA in Amarillo, TX on “The Chat” to discuss school re-openings, charter schools, and online learning.

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Teacher’s Unions Don’t Speak for Minority Parents on Reopening Schools

In the wake of the deal between Governor Gavin Newsom and legislators to incentivize reopening public schools, teachers unions argue that reopening will hurt minority communities.  However, many parents in those communities have strongly called for schools to reopen. The agreement between Newsom and the legislators does not require public …

Charter Schools

Why African-American Parents Are Seeking Greater School Choice

With the close of Black History Month, it is the perfect time to examine how the public school system has often poorly served African-American children and why a large proportion of African-American parents support school choice. Data shows that the regular public schools are failing to meet the education needs …

California

Sacramento Conference: Education Panel

This panel discusses the new and emerging threats facing charter schools in California and nationally, and what parents and advocates can do to preserve school choice options for every student.  

Charter Schools

Under Biden Administration, Charter Schools Face Threats at Multiple Levels

As the Biden administration gets into gear, many parents worry about possible new anti-charter-school policies coming out of Washington.  Such policies would add to recent anti-charter actions by state and local governments that have curtailed educational choice at exactly the time when children need more learning options. In his campaign, …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi Talks Charter Schools on EdNext “Education Exchange” Podcast

PRI Senior Director of the Center for Education Lance Izumi joins “The Education Exchange” podcast to discuss Izumi’s latest brief about charter schools, “”New Obstacles Hinder Students Trapped in Failing Schools from Escaping to Charter Schools.” Izumi also talks about the latest actions by the California State Legislature to limit …

Charter Schools

EdChoice “Big Ideas” Podcast Interviews Lance Izumi on School Choice

Lance Izumi joined the EdChoice Chats “Big Ideas” podcast to talk about one of his recent books, “Choosing Diversity: How Charter Schools Promote Diverse Learning Models and Meet the Diverse Needs of Parents and Children.” Lance also explains common misunderstandings about charter schools, breaks down the different types of charter …

Charter Schools

NorCal Record Interviews Lance Izumi on Slow School Re-openings

Many California schools slow to reopen despite financial incentives, medical data supporting return to classrooms By Sarah Downey | Apr 12, 2021 With the end of the school year roughly two months away, questions persist about how many schools will be returning to in-person instruction absent a specific mandate to …

Blog

Public Schools Slowly Move to Reopen While Charter and Private Schools Have Stayed Open

As California public schools drag their feet toward five-day-a-week in-person instruction for all children, I point out in my new Pacific Research Institute report “Road to Reopening” that schools in other parts of the country have remained open and have done so without spikes of COVID-19. A January 2021 CDC …

California

The Threats to Charter Schools – PRI Sacramento Policy Conference

Despite the success of charter schools, they have come under attack on multiple fronts.  State lawmakers have enacted state laws that handicap the establishment of charter schools and their operation.  Additionally, charter school opponents have used the Covid-19 pandemic to exacerbate funding disparities between charter schools and traditional public schools.  …

Charter Schools

KFDA in Texas Interviews Lance Izumi on Charter Schools, School Reopening

Lance Izumi joins KFDA in Amarillo, TX on “The Chat” to discuss school re-openings, charter schools, and online learning.

Blackouts

Teacher’s Unions Don’t Speak for Minority Parents on Reopening Schools

In the wake of the deal between Governor Gavin Newsom and legislators to incentivize reopening public schools, teachers unions argue that reopening will hurt minority communities.  However, many parents in those communities have strongly called for schools to reopen. The agreement between Newsom and the legislators does not require public …

Charter Schools

Why African-American Parents Are Seeking Greater School Choice

With the close of Black History Month, it is the perfect time to examine how the public school system has often poorly served African-American children and why a large proportion of African-American parents support school choice. Data shows that the regular public schools are failing to meet the education needs …

California

Sacramento Conference: Education Panel

This panel discusses the new and emerging threats facing charter schools in California and nationally, and what parents and advocates can do to preserve school choice options for every student.  

Charter Schools

Under Biden Administration, Charter Schools Face Threats at Multiple Levels

As the Biden administration gets into gear, many parents worry about possible new anti-charter-school policies coming out of Washington.  Such policies would add to recent anti-charter actions by state and local governments that have curtailed educational choice at exactly the time when children need more learning options. In his campaign, …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi Talks Charter Schools on EdNext “Education Exchange” Podcast

PRI Senior Director of the Center for Education Lance Izumi joins “The Education Exchange” podcast to discuss Izumi’s latest brief about charter schools, “”New Obstacles Hinder Students Trapped in Failing Schools from Escaping to Charter Schools.” Izumi also talks about the latest actions by the California State Legislature to limit …

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