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With Teacher Unions Blocking Reopening, Parents Seek Alternative Schools

Across the country, teacher unions are demanding that school reopenings be postponed and many state and local officials are acquiescing to those demands, which is fueling greater interest among parents in school-choice alternatives. In Florida, the state teachers union has sued to block school reopenings scheduled for the end of August. In …

California

Racial preferences or school choice? How to improve education for non-white students

One of the most important questions in America today is how to improve the quality of education for underrepresented minorities so that they can succeed in life. Two huge political earthquakes offer two vastly different answers: racial preferences and school choice. In the first earthquake, the California Legislature voted to …

Blog

Budget Trailer Bills Prove Once Again the “Devil is in the Details”

On Monday, Gov. Newsom announced via press release that he had signed the 2020-21 state budget. Naturally, much of the budget press coverage typically focuses on the debate between the Governor and the Legislature and the total state spending picture.  Often overlooked are the budget “trailer bills” – the policy …

Coronavirus

Distance and Online-Learning Options for Parents and Children During COVID-19

Listen to a special presentation of PRI’s webinar featuring a panel of policy experts, education specialists, and homeschooling practitioners discussing the coronavirus impact on education in the United States. They discuss the many options available to parents, how to make good decisions as to what will best meet the needs …

Coronavirus

Listen to Lance Izumi Discuss Online Learning During COVID-19 on “The Freedom Line” Podcast

Listen to Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss online learning and homeschooling during the COVID-19 crisis with host Renee Giachino on the Center for Individual Freedom’s “Freedom Line” podcast. Click here to listen

Coronavirus

Watch: Online Learning and Homeschooling Options During the COVID-19 Crisis

Watch the latest Pacific Research Institute webinar featuring a panel of policy experts, education specialists, and homeschooling practitioners discussing how schools and parents have transitioned to schooling at home through the use of distance and online-learning tools and curricula. The panelists discuss the many options available to parents and how …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi – Online Learning and Homeschooling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, joins us to discuss a situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic that millions of parents never though they’d find themselves in – homeschooling their kids. He shares advice from experts to parents on homeschooling, shares online education and homeschooling resources, discusses …

Coronavirus

The Lars Larson Show Interviews Lance Izumi on Distance Learning During the Coronavirus

Lance Izumi, PRI’s Senior Education Fellow, talks about the benefits of distance or online learning and homeschooling since schools are closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Izumi talks about the many technological and time-saving benefits for students and parents using online learning tools and what that could mean for education once …

Charter Schools

Homeschooling Advice for Parents During School Shutdowns

With conventional schools shut down across America due to the coronavirus, many parents are considering homeschooling, but have questions about how to begin and how to get the best results for their children. Someone who has answers for these parents is Sarah Bailey, founder of Love of Learning Homeschool Learning Center, …

Charter Schools

Coronavirus school shutdowns foster online learning alternatives

Along with other sectors of society, education has been greatly affected by the coronavirus, with schools closed across America. Yet, as in other fields, innovators in education have responded with learning mechanisms and models that allow students to continue to learn while the country shuts down brick-and-mortar institutions. As it …

Charter Schools

With Teacher Unions Blocking Reopening, Parents Seek Alternative Schools

Across the country, teacher unions are demanding that school reopenings be postponed and many state and local officials are acquiescing to those demands, which is fueling greater interest among parents in school-choice alternatives. In Florida, the state teachers union has sued to block school reopenings scheduled for the end of August. In …

California

Racial preferences or school choice? How to improve education for non-white students

One of the most important questions in America today is how to improve the quality of education for underrepresented minorities so that they can succeed in life. Two huge political earthquakes offer two vastly different answers: racial preferences and school choice. In the first earthquake, the California Legislature voted to …

Blog

Budget Trailer Bills Prove Once Again the “Devil is in the Details”

On Monday, Gov. Newsom announced via press release that he had signed the 2020-21 state budget. Naturally, much of the budget press coverage typically focuses on the debate between the Governor and the Legislature and the total state spending picture.  Often overlooked are the budget “trailer bills” – the policy …

Coronavirus

Distance and Online-Learning Options for Parents and Children During COVID-19

Listen to a special presentation of PRI’s webinar featuring a panel of policy experts, education specialists, and homeschooling practitioners discussing the coronavirus impact on education in the United States. They discuss the many options available to parents, how to make good decisions as to what will best meet the needs …

Coronavirus

Listen to Lance Izumi Discuss Online Learning During COVID-19 on “The Freedom Line” Podcast

Listen to Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss online learning and homeschooling during the COVID-19 crisis with host Renee Giachino on the Center for Individual Freedom’s “Freedom Line” podcast. Click here to listen

Coronavirus

Watch: Online Learning and Homeschooling Options During the COVID-19 Crisis

Watch the latest Pacific Research Institute webinar featuring a panel of policy experts, education specialists, and homeschooling practitioners discussing how schools and parents have transitioned to schooling at home through the use of distance and online-learning tools and curricula. The panelists discuss the many options available to parents and how …

Charter Schools

Lance Izumi – Online Learning and Homeschooling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, joins us to discuss a situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic that millions of parents never though they’d find themselves in – homeschooling their kids. He shares advice from experts to parents on homeschooling, shares online education and homeschooling resources, discusses …

Coronavirus

The Lars Larson Show Interviews Lance Izumi on Distance Learning During the Coronavirus

Lance Izumi, PRI’s Senior Education Fellow, talks about the benefits of distance or online learning and homeschooling since schools are closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Izumi talks about the many technological and time-saving benefits for students and parents using online learning tools and what that could mean for education once …

Charter Schools

Homeschooling Advice for Parents During School Shutdowns

With conventional schools shut down across America due to the coronavirus, many parents are considering homeschooling, but have questions about how to begin and how to get the best results for their children. Someone who has answers for these parents is Sarah Bailey, founder of Love of Learning Homeschool Learning Center, …

Charter Schools

Coronavirus school shutdowns foster online learning alternatives

Along with other sectors of society, education has been greatly affected by the coronavirus, with schools closed across America. Yet, as in other fields, innovators in education have responded with learning mechanisms and models that allow students to continue to learn while the country shuts down brick-and-mortar institutions. As it …

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