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Read Lance Izumi’s op-ed in the Washington Times: When national teacher unions careen left

As the national teacher unions careen farther and farther left, they now brazenly proclaim politics and power as their goals, while openly dismissing quality education as their priority. Education analyst and retired Los Angeles teacher Larry Sand observed that at the recent annual meeting of the National Education Association, the country’s …

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Breaking The Liberal Monopoly On College Faculties Will Take More Than Hope

As President Trump delivered his well-received patriotic Independence Day tribute to America, the braying leftist college professoriate erupted in social-media fireworks, underscoring the importance of offering saner higher-education alternatives to young people. UC Berkeley professor and former Clinton labor secretary Robert Reich compared Trump to a dictator glorifying himself with a military …

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Are Teacher Unions the Biggest Threat to Freedom?

What is the biggest threat to freedom in our country?  According to an eye-opening new book by educator Rebecca Friedrichs, who gained fame as the named plaintiff in a U.S. Supreme Court case challenging forced fees from teachers to unions, teacher unions are thwarting freedom on a massive scale. In …

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Pell Grants for Kids a Good Idea

As someone who strongly believes that *ALL* parents (not just wealthy ones) should have true school choice in this country, I’m glad to see President Bush call for the creation of a “Pell Grants for Kids” program in his final State of the Union address. While the details of the …

Charter Schools

Read Lance Izumi’s op-ed in the Washington Times: When national teacher unions careen left

As the national teacher unions careen farther and farther left, they now brazenly proclaim politics and power as their goals, while openly dismissing quality education as their priority. Education analyst and retired Los Angeles teacher Larry Sand observed that at the recent annual meeting of the National Education Association, the country’s …

Classroom Ideology

Breaking The Liberal Monopoly On College Faculties Will Take More Than Hope

As President Trump delivered his well-received patriotic Independence Day tribute to America, the braying leftist college professoriate erupted in social-media fireworks, underscoring the importance of offering saner higher-education alternatives to young people. UC Berkeley professor and former Clinton labor secretary Robert Reich compared Trump to a dictator glorifying himself with a military …

Classroom Ideology

Are Teacher Unions the Biggest Threat to Freedom?

What is the biggest threat to freedom in our country?  According to an eye-opening new book by educator Rebecca Friedrichs, who gained fame as the named plaintiff in a U.S. Supreme Court case challenging forced fees from teachers to unions, teacher unions are thwarting freedom on a massive scale. In …

Classroom Ideology

Pell Grants for Kids a Good Idea

As someone who strongly believes that *ALL* parents (not just wealthy ones) should have true school choice in this country, I’m glad to see President Bush call for the creation of a “Pell Grants for Kids” program in his final State of the Union address. While the details of the …

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