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Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss School Choice Brief on CBS Amarillo

PRI’s Lance Izumi joins Newsday Amarillo to talk about his new book A Kite in a Hurricane No More, detailing school choice and alternative learning. Izumi explains the journey of Mia Giordano, who moved from a conventional public education model to the Arrowsmith Program, which incorporates the latest brain research into their …

Education

Lance Izumi Talks School Choice on Newsday Amarillo KGNC Radio

PRI’s Lance Izumi joins Newsday Amarillo to talk about his new book A Kite in a Hurricane No More, detailing school choice and alternative learning. Izumi explains the journey of Mia Giordano, who moved from a conventional public education model to the Arrowsmith Program, which incorporates the latest brain research into …

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Lance Izumi – A Kite in a Hurricane No More

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, joins us to discuss his new book, which profiles the journey of Mia Giordano, who overcame learning disabilities through science and school choice.  He discusses the promise show by advanced brain research in helping students with learning disabilities to overcome them, …

Book

Read “A Kite in a Hurricane No More”

Just Published: Follow the Journey of One Young Woman Who Overcame Learning Disabilities Through Science and Choice in new book, A Kite in a Hurricane No More In A Kite in a Hurricane No More, a new book just published by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute, read about the challenges and …

Charter Schools

California Globe Highlights PRI Analysis of “Patriotic Education” Initiative

Making the Case for Patriotic Education in American Schools By Katy Grimes, California Globe President Donald Trump signed an executive order recently establishing a 1776 Commission to create a curriculum that teaches “patriotic education” in schools. This is not only necessary because of the lack of Civics taught in schools, but in answer …

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Big Agenda Facing Presidential Winner

As of this writing, we don’t know who has won the 2020 presidential election.  Whoever wins, America’s next chief executive has many important policy decisions to make in the coming weeks.  Here’s a preview of some of the big issues that the president will have to confront over the next …

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What We’re Watching- October 22

Rowena Itchon – The Presidential Cookie Poll In battleground Pennsylvania, a presidential cookie poll shows that Trump is leading Biden. Kerry Jackson – Trump-Biden Debate Rap Some needed humor during an election more heated than any of us has ever seen. Tim Anaya – Businesses Face Bankruptcy As California Keeps …

Charter Schools

PRI’s Lance Izumi Featured in Article on DeVos Interview

Lance Izumi, senior director of the Pacific Research Institute’s Center for Education, recently interviewed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and covered the importance of expanding school choice opportunities for every student in America, school re-openings following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s education reform agenda. Izumi is the author …

Charter Schools

State lawmakers hurt charter schools, online learning with funding deal

The 2020-21 state budget signed back in June by Gov. Newsom glaringly failed to fund regular public schools and public charter schools with growing enrollments. A purported “fix” to this problem, pushed by the governor and Democratic legislators, turns out to be just more Sacramento smoke and mirrors. The budget …

Education

A Conversation with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

In case you missed our special live webinar, listen to PRI’s Lance Izumi as he interviews U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.  The two discuss the importance of expanding school choice opportunities for every American student, school reopenings  following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s education reform agenda.

Education

Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss School Choice Brief on CBS Amarillo

PRI’s Lance Izumi joins Newsday Amarillo to talk about his new book A Kite in a Hurricane No More, detailing school choice and alternative learning. Izumi explains the journey of Mia Giordano, who moved from a conventional public education model to the Arrowsmith Program, which incorporates the latest brain research into their …

Education

Lance Izumi Talks School Choice on Newsday Amarillo KGNC Radio

PRI’s Lance Izumi joins Newsday Amarillo to talk about his new book A Kite in a Hurricane No More, detailing school choice and alternative learning. Izumi explains the journey of Mia Giordano, who moved from a conventional public education model to the Arrowsmith Program, which incorporates the latest brain research into …

Book

Lance Izumi – A Kite in a Hurricane No More

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, joins us to discuss his new book, which profiles the journey of Mia Giordano, who overcame learning disabilities through science and school choice.  He discusses the promise show by advanced brain research in helping students with learning disabilities to overcome them, …

Book

Read “A Kite in a Hurricane No More”

Just Published: Follow the Journey of One Young Woman Who Overcame Learning Disabilities Through Science and Choice in new book, A Kite in a Hurricane No More In A Kite in a Hurricane No More, a new book just published by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute, read about the challenges and …

Charter Schools

California Globe Highlights PRI Analysis of “Patriotic Education” Initiative

Making the Case for Patriotic Education in American Schools By Katy Grimes, California Globe President Donald Trump signed an executive order recently establishing a 1776 Commission to create a curriculum that teaches “patriotic education” in schools. This is not only necessary because of the lack of Civics taught in schools, but in answer …

Blog

Big Agenda Facing Presidential Winner

As of this writing, we don’t know who has won the 2020 presidential election.  Whoever wins, America’s next chief executive has many important policy decisions to make in the coming weeks.  Here’s a preview of some of the big issues that the president will have to confront over the next …

Blog

What We’re Watching- October 22

Rowena Itchon – The Presidential Cookie Poll In battleground Pennsylvania, a presidential cookie poll shows that Trump is leading Biden. Kerry Jackson – Trump-Biden Debate Rap Some needed humor during an election more heated than any of us has ever seen. Tim Anaya – Businesses Face Bankruptcy As California Keeps …

Charter Schools

PRI’s Lance Izumi Featured in Article on DeVos Interview

Lance Izumi, senior director of the Pacific Research Institute’s Center for Education, recently interviewed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and covered the importance of expanding school choice opportunities for every student in America, school re-openings following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s education reform agenda. Izumi is the author …

Charter Schools

State lawmakers hurt charter schools, online learning with funding deal

The 2020-21 state budget signed back in June by Gov. Newsom glaringly failed to fund regular public schools and public charter schools with growing enrollments. A purported “fix” to this problem, pushed by the governor and Democratic legislators, turns out to be just more Sacramento smoke and mirrors. The budget …

Education

A Conversation with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

In case you missed our special live webinar, listen to PRI’s Lance Izumi as he interviews U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.  The two discuss the importance of expanding school choice opportunities for every American student, school reopenings  following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s education reform agenda.

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